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Moving from the sprint to the heptathlon

Moving from the sprint to the heptathlon

Local authority areas need to become expert at the seven-event heptathlon they now face

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Interview: East Riding’s John Skidmore on System Leadership

Interview: East Riding’s John Skidmore on System…

After reading The EDGEWORK Manifesto, we asked John Skidmore for his views on system…

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Guest blogpost: ‘Trust is the basis from which people make the leap of faith from the old to the new’

Guest blogpost: ‘Trust is the basis from which people make…

This is a guest blogpost written by Rob Mitchell, Adult Principle Social Worker, Bradford…

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IMPOWER’S Jon Ainger named ‘Thought Leadership Consultant of the Year’

IMPOWER’S Jon Ainger named ‘Thought Leadership…

I am absolutely delighted that Jon Ainger, Director at IMPOWER, was named ‘Thought Leader…

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Primed Performance Management: providing a service-wide view of performance

Primed Performance Management: providing a service-wide view…

When you’re one of only four consultants delivering an implementation programme in an adult social services department with over 100…

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Reflections on my year as a Deputy Director of Children’s Services: Models of Distributed Leadership

Reflections on my year as a Deputy Director of Children’s…

As a consultant, every council I have worked with has battled the same Gordian knot on senior…

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Local leadership please

Local leadership please

If you’ve been glued to the coverage of the EU referendum result in recent days then you, like me, might…

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‘The doorstep narrative’ to reinventing local government

‘The doorstep narrative’ to reinventing local…

Last week, Jon Ainger and I ran a session at the MJ Future Forum on the Target Demand Model –…

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The fundamental efficacy of human interaction

The fundamental efficacy of human interaction

Heading home last Tuesday on the train I read a fascinating article in the Evening Standard that I thought I…

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If change is to happen, we still need to ask the killer questions

If change is to happen, we still need to ask the killer…

Reflecting on my first six months with IMPOWER and I’m tempted to quote The Tempest (“Oh brave new world, that has such…

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Looking beyond individual policy areas

Looking beyond individual policy areas

Having just returned to working in criminal justice sector after a year working exclusively in social care I have been…

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A time to get back to basics

A time to get back to basics

In the last few days we have seen this Government embark upon a renewed initiative to slash the cost of…

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