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The why and how behind what we do. Thoughts and learning from the Leading to Change teams and our contributors

An introduction to NES Social Care Directorate
An introduction to NES Social Care Directorate

John Burns, Head of Programme for Social Care Directorate in NES shares an introduction to the team and the commission that they are committed to.

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Introducing Improving Wellbeing and Working Culture (IWWC)
Introducing Improving Wellbeing and Working Culture (IWWC)

In our most recent Leadership blog, Dr Elizabeth Kelly, Chair of Improving Wellbeing and Working Cultures Strategic Board shares their vision to enhance working cultures across health, social care and social work workforce that focus on the three pillars of wellbeing, leadership and equality.

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Leadership Bites – an answer to a known appetite?
Leadership Bites – an answer to a known appetite?

Sara Dewar from Leading to Change writes about a new flexible leadership offer for those new, early stage or ‘slightly rusty’ leaders.

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Process and Perspective – Leading Positive Inclusive Change
Process and Perspective – Leading Positive Inclusive Change

Chloe Rose-Alex, Charter Development Officer at LGBT Youth Scotland shares her insights on leading change and working alongside underrepresented and marginalised populations in a meaningful and inclusive way.

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Stay True to You
Stay True to You

Samina Ansari, Head of Inclusion and Communities at Volunteering Matters shares one of her biggest lessons about leadership and staying true to yourself.

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Demonstrating active allyship through planning and delivery during winter resilience period
Demonstrating active allyship through planning and delivery during winter resilience period

Caroline Lamb, NHS Chief Executive and Director General for Health and Social Care highlights how demonstrating active allyship is paramount to ensuring the workforce and people who benefit from care enjoy equal opportunities.

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My journey as a CEO in the third sector
My journey as a CEO in the third sector

Satwat Rehman, Chief Executive for One Parent Families Scotland shares her leadership journey of working as a CEO in the third sector.

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Stepping out of my comfort zone
Stepping out of my comfort zone

Kirsty Cartin, Care Home Manager in Erskine shares her experiences of stepping out of her comfort zone during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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Cultural Awareness for Anti-racist Action at Work
Cultural Awareness for Anti-racist Action at Work

Calum Gallacher, Assistant General Secretary for the Social Workers Union shares his thoughts on what we can commit to do about racism in social work.

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Allyship: Understanding and contributing effectively to an inclusive workplace
Allyship: Understanding and contributing effectively to an inclusive workplace

In our first Diversity Vlog, Priscilla Chipo Marongwe from the Equality, Diversity and Human Rights team, NHS Education for Scotland, discusses effective allyship in the workplace.

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Real Life Reflections on Role Modelling as a Team
Real Life Reflections on Role Modelling as a Team

Sara Dewar, leadership development specialist, leading on the Community Engagement for Leading to Change, shares her experiences of role modelling within a collaborative context.

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The Role of Leaders in Social Work and Active Allyship
The Role of Leaders in Social Work and Active Allyship

Iona Colvin, Chief Social Work Advisor for the Scottish Government, shares her journey of leadership and her thoughts on changes in social work and how the Scottish Government can support work to tackle racism in the sector.

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