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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
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
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
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
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
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
Celebrating outstanding and inspirational Young Leaders in Wales!
Leadership: surely developing these essential skills must start young and in schools? No, no – I am definitely not advocating more work for teachers and more additions to the curriculum (let alone assessment)! Schools have always helped develop leadership skills … Continue reading
Leading the way
My thanks to Richard Houdmont (@Rhoudmont) who has written today’s guest blog “Leading the way”: What exactly is leadership? Everyone can see the effect of a lack of leadership. Integrity is the word that Siân Rees chooses to summarise leadership … Continue reading
Confident Leaders transforming Wales #supperconversationatffresh Monday 15th February
Supper Conversation – Monday 15th February 2016 18:30 arrival for 19:00, ffresh bar and restaurant, Wales Millennium Centre Please email back urgently to confirm that you would like to book your place The 2016 Leading Wales Awards are “live” for … Continue reading
Reflections on Leadership – Siân Rees, Associate Dean, Cardiff Metropolitan University
The Consortium is delighted that Cardiff Met is once again our headline sponsor for the Leading Wales Awards. Siân Rees, Associate Dean/Director of Enterprise, at Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University, is leading on our partnership and so I … Continue reading