What Critical Qualities Do Leaders Need in this VUCA World?
COVID-19 definitely meets the definition of a VUCA environment; Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous.
How does the VUCA leadership model (developed originally by the US Army in response to the Gulf War) offer insights on what we need to draw on as people and as leaders in this current crisis?
Inner Gold: A blog series from Paralympic champion Karen Darke
How does a Paralympic champion overcome challenges? Karen shares this mind and soul supporting blog series to help us transcend difficult moments, and connect us with some of the ‘inner gold’ we all have inside.
Learn, Un-Learn, Re-Learn
The importance of learning and adaptability could not be truer right now. As we try to navigate through uncertainty and upheaval, life is offering us the perfect classroom, with so many opportunities to innovate, learn and grow on a daily basis– both individually and as organisations.
Over the past month, the Academy has been on its own learning, un-learning and re-learning journey…
New support for social enterprise leaders in Lancashire
Impact Link: Social enterprises in India, Pakistan & China
Emerging social enterprises in India, Pakistan and China are receiving a world-class package of support to help increase business resilience and sustainability.
Is Social Enterprise the New Face of Business?
SEA Africa Manager, Rachael Millson, looks at why a focus on a single bottom line (i.e. only profit) is no longer enough.
India & Scotland: Making the most of global connections
Sam Baumber tracks an example of real results from relationships built at the 2017 GSEN conference
Social Enterprises Need Entrepreneurial Boards
Governance is generally filed under "boring but important". Boards should be exciting AND important. Sadly this not commonly the case.
The 'Forever Projects': Learning from community ownership
Highlands & Islands Hub Manager, David Bryan, reflects on the inspirational story of North Assynt, as well as the opportunities and challenges of community land buyouts.