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Bridge Building – Weeknotes S3E01 4-11 June 2021

The theme this week is bridge building, both literal and metaphorical. I’ve decided to re-start weeknotes again, it’s been over a year since my last weeknote, although I have bridged the gap with private notes in my hardback diary. We Continue reading Bridge Building – Weeknotes S3E01 4-11 June 2021

Future Leaders Scheme 2021 – Personal Statement

view from the window at Civil Service Live 2016

I thought it would be worth sharing my personal statement for the 2021 round of  UK civil service Future Leaders Scheme. I know others have done this in the past. Several people I’ve met through OneTeamGov did a few years Continue reading Future Leaders Scheme 2021 – Personal Statement

People are NOT Resources – how to change your language

People are not resources, so if you mean people then say people. People are not possessions or interchangeable parts to be consumed or exploited, and the language we use needs to recognise that. Emily Webber wrote about this back in Continue reading People are NOT Resources – how to change your language

An Unremarkable Endnote

After almost three years I’m now in handover mode. I’ll be going to work for DEFRA on loan from Thursday 12th on EU Exit contingencies. My last day here will be Tuesday 10th September. That’s two weeks short of three Continue reading An Unremarkable Endnote

Discovery Workshop on Leadership #DWL19

On Friday I attended the OneTeamGov Discovery workshop on Leadership. The workshop was inspired by the Twitter discussion following the results of applications to the Future Leaders Scheme (FLS) last November. Leadership for What? This was the big question of Continue reading Discovery Workshop on Leadership #DWL19