Author Archives: Reflections on Leading

Why should I be nominated for a 2018 Leading Wales Award? #embarrassing!

The 2018 Leading Wales Awards are live now for nominations. Nomination documents can be downloaded from https://leadingwalesawards.wales/nominate-2018/ and nominations close midnight on June 1st. We have 8 categories, seven of which are to identify, recognise and celebrate individuals whose leadership is … Continue reading

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Keith Towler reflects on Leadership and the Leading Wales Awards

Keith Towler, Chair of the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS) was winner of the Leadership in the Voluntary & Not for Profit Sector in 2017. This is a guest blog in which Keith shares his thoughts on … Continue reading

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Leadership that builds engagement

September 21st was (unbelievably) the 13th Leading Wales Awards – wonderful to take time once again to celebrate leadership and leaders in Wales. This year as we held our Leadership Conversation CPD events around Wales as part of our nomination … Continue reading

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Why should I be nominated for a 2017 Leading Wales Award? #embarrassing!

Over the years a few times I have been told that “it’s embarrassing to be nominated or to be a finalist or winner, because really it’s all about the team and everybody else and not just me”. I think it … Continue reading

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Engaging Leadership to improve productivity

Last Thursday, kindly hosted by Aberystwyth University, we held one of the 2017 Leading Wales wards’ Leadership Conversation events about engaging leadership to improve productivity. This is one of a series of Conversations to highlight the need for good leadership … Continue reading

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It’s time for leaders in Wales to make engagement a priority

“Engaging leadership is critical for improving productivity in Wales”, says  Barbara Chidgey, Executive Chair of The Leading Wales Awards Consortium, as nominations open for this year’s only pan-Wales leadership awards. Research conducted by the Office for National Statistics in 2016 … Continue reading

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We can all be a force for good

Like many of us I went to bed last night deeply concerned about the outcome of the USA presidential election; waking early this morning to see that Donald Trump was indeed likely to be elected was a real shock. I … Continue reading

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