Category Archives: Awards

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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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

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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

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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

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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

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