So you’ve moved to London, eh? Part II – Longer term…

I might be leaving [thanks for everything London!] --- But you may just be arriving... So I put together a two-parter with resources for IABC  peeps. Specifically for recent London arrivals - but others might find it useful too. Part I here, Part II below. Feel free to share. Longer term Meet interesting people in general If … Continue reading So you’ve moved to London, eh? Part II – Longer term…

Bookshelf with lots of books

What we’re reading: Timing | Form | Purpose | Leadership | Elephants & Framing | The Mind | Big Data & Black Boxes | Storytelling

Once a month we round up the top reads and recommendations from our community. Got one to add? Let us know @alignyourorg. Timing Olivia Gadd is reading Daniel Pink's latest book. As she says, (working the title in nicely): "Rather than the what and the how, it focuses on When. A refreshing and different take. Provoked some … Continue reading What we’re reading: Timing | Form | Purpose | Leadership | Elephants & Framing | The Mind | Big Data & Black Boxes | Storytelling

Westminster Bridge Sunset by Michael Ambjorn

So you’ve moved to London, eh?

A two-parter with resources for recent London arrivals - compiled for IABC UK where you can also find a copy of this post.  So you've moved to London, eh? Once you’ve sorted out the essentials (visa, bank account etc. etc.) here are some ideas for a quick start. Quick start Get ahead of the culture … Continue reading So you’ve moved to London, eh?

A few online learning opportunities to kick off the year…

Whether starting out; a strategic advisor; or at board level: here are some professional development ideas for the year ahead. Foundation level The good people at Clore Social Leadership have launched a new super-affordable Discovery course for those new to leadership. So popular that it is sold out - but sign up to be notified … Continue reading A few online learning opportunities to kick off the year…

Mike Pounsford

Aligning people with purpose

Our friends at IABC EMENA are putting on what promises to be a useful free Webinar: Aligning people with purpose 17 January 2018 at 1 p.m. CET Join IABC EMENA’s guest speaker Mike Pounsford, as he discusses the importance of purpose and approaches to alignment in the webinar Aligning people with purpose. The webinar will … Continue reading Aligning people with purpose

Michael Ambjorn speaking at #IABC16 World Conference Conference Hilton Riverside June 6 2016

Timeless gift ideas for the non-profit Chair in your life

Whether starting out, or a masterful Chair, many tools of this craft are the same. And one can always use more of these... That said, if you have a bit more to spend, there are a few even more valuable ideas right at the end. The three essentials tools for good Chairing Pens Notebooks Chair … Continue reading Timeless gift ideas for the non-profit Chair in your life

Timeless gift ideas for the Facilitator in your life

Whether starting out, or a master facilitator, many tools of the trade are the same. And one can always use more of these... That said, if you have a bit more to spend, there are a few even more valuable ideas right at the end. Fill out those flipcharts Sharpie Berol Mr Sketch Safe, permanent, … Continue reading Timeless gift ideas for the Facilitator in your life

2016 #IABCLI leadership advice on paper airplanes

Timeless gift ideas for the Communicator in your life

Whether starting out, or a master communicator, many tools of the trade are the same. And one can always use more of these... That said, if you have a bit more to spend, there are a few even more valuable ideas right at the end. Three quick ideas for the Professional Communicator Pen Notebook Coffee … Continue reading Timeless gift ideas for the Communicator in your life

Couravel's Big Conversation @mikepounsford

A Big Conversation Q&A – aligning leaders using pictures

Delivering pilot Leading the Big Conversation today with @inscriptdesign @JerwoodSpace - Oxfam, ABRSM, Defra, BAE and others — Mike Pounsford (@mikepounsford) 17 May 2017 What’s the next best to attending an event? Seeing the effect of it afterwards and being able to ask questions. Case in point: I recently missed the prototype of an exciting … Continue reading A Big Conversation Q&A – aligning leaders using pictures