Our CEO Nicola Youern has been in Aarhus, Denmark this week to take part in a week long conference organised by the Kaospilots. Nicki attended a similar event in 2011 (read all about it here!) and was very keen to get back and be re-inspired by their innovative way of viewing the world.
In brief, Kaospilot is a business school, a ‘multi-sided education in leadership and entrepreneurship’ and their teaching programmes aim to make the most of someone’s creativity and innovation. Nicki has been keeping us updated on what she is learning, but also what she is able to share from our way of working in the UK. Tonight she is leading a presentation on person-centred support and planning to 50+ council members. Looking forward to hearing more about that!
Below is a little insight into what a day of learning with Kaospilot entails, from Nicki’s second day in Aarhus…
“This week our theme is moving from instruction to inspiration. Today we looked at the difference between Particle Leadership and Space Leadership with Particle Leadership about tasks and activities, Space Leadership about creating mindsets, building the capacity for communication and creating celebration cultures all within a framework.
This afternoon we had …
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If you’re a regular reader of our posts you may remember us writing about our Hazelgrove and Martingrove services being commended with a prize, winning the Noel Grinstead Award for Business Excellence 2013 (refresh your memory here!)
Earlier this week the team were presented with the award, with staff and residents of the service celebrating with well deserved tea and cake! Hazelgrove and Martingrove provide homes and care to people living with learning disability. Our services strive to be the very best they can be and it’s wonderful when our staff are recognised for the hard work they do.
Congratulations to service manager Rachael and her team!…
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for four of our volunteers from Advice Portsmouth to have tea, coffee and biscuits with the Lord Mayor Councillor Lynn Stagg, in the Lord Mayor’s parlour. Our volunteers with be joined by volunteers from other organisations also offering advice and support for those who need it.
This wonderful event which is expected to occur in August is a way of thanking our volunteers for all the great work they do.
There may also be more events later in the mayoral year to recognise as many volunteers as possible and celebrate the help and support they give to vulnerable individuals every day.
Keep an eye on our website to see further information about this great event.…
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