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Spiritual Capital and Progressive Localism

In Spiritual capital and progressive localism Chris Baker (writing for online magazine Public Spirit) outlines a vision of society that accepts the full religious and secular diversity of Britain today and is able to embrace the ‘spiritual capital’ of both religious and … Continue reading

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Managing without managers

I have a bit of an interest in the way organisations manage themselves and their people and was particularly inspired by The Starfish and the Spider: The unstoppable power of leaderless organisations by Brafman and Beckstrom a few years ago. … Continue reading

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Big Picture Charity Films launch night

Big Picture Charity Films is a new charity that has been set up to produce short promotional films for small charities. I blogged about them here a few months ago. Now that all the legal set up stuff is done … Continue reading

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Big Picture Charity Films

Almost everyone has a story to tell, but not everyone has a voice… Big Picture Charity Films is a new Christian organisation working with the voluntary sector to produce short promotional films that will help to give amazing projects a … Continue reading

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CEO retreat

It’s been my privilege to be one of a group of CEO’s of Christian youth work organisations that meet every now and then for a 24 hour retreat. Organised by Andy Burns of EasttoWest and Chris Curtis of Youthscape the … Continue reading

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The seven deadly sins CEOs won’t admit

For the last year and a half The Financial Times has been asking business leaders a few questions, including, “What are your three worst features?” On the BBC web site in “The seven deadly sins CEOs won’t admit” Lucy Kellaway looks at … Continue reading

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Seven better questions you can ask…

Michael Hyatt poses Seven better questions you can ask in the midst of adversity. He writes, “I learned a valuable lesson: the answers we get are often determined by the questions we ask. If we ask bad questions, we will … Continue reading

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Kevin Kelly on The Shirky Principle

“In a strong sense we are defined by the problems we are solving.” Wise word from Kevin Kelly on the way organisations and institutions can end up perpetuating the very problem they set out to solve. For more detail linked … Continue reading

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