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Developing and distributing leadership in Big Local areas - Shared screen with speaker view
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
31:53
Gaunless Gateway bishop Auckland (nr Barnard Castle!)
Anna Hunter
32:26
Hi from Anna at Tang Hall Big Local in York
Joe Reid - Programmes Team
32:38
Good morning everyone
Lee Brownson
32:39
Morning everyone, I’m Lee the Chair of the Gaunless Gateway in the North East
Gabs
32:54
Hey Everyone!
Susan - Gaunless Gateway Big Local
32:55
Morning from Gaunless Gateway Big Local South West Bishop Auckland
Margaret Doherty
33:08
Ridge Hill, Tameside, Greater Manchester, Morning All
Rupert Wansbury
33:27
Morning from Gaunless Gateway Big Local South West Bishop Auckland
Gabs
34:03
https://localtrust.org.uk/other-programmes/community-leadership-academy/
Madeleine Smith
34:03
Good morning from Maddie Blackpool Revoe
Lauren Tomlinson
34:33
Good Morning from L30's Million in Liverpool.
ralph
34:36
Morning everyone from our sale west big local grt Manchester
Emma-SBL
34:48
Morning from Sompting- near Brighton
Kelly Arley and Ansley
35:23
Good morning everyone from Arley and Ansley Big Local, North Warwickshire.
Kim Ayling
35:47
Hi everyone from SO18BL, Harefield, Townhill Park & Midanbury in Southampton
Ian Smith, Big Local rep
35:54
Morning everyone. Ian Smith, Big Local rep supporting four areas in the West Country. Very interested in resident leadership and coaching to bring this out to best effect. Looking forward to the session. Thanks.
Gabs
36:22
A community leader you admire? who pops into everyone's head?
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
37:33
paulo Freire community development guru
Madeleine Smith
37:35
our recently elected M P Scott Benton
Gabs
40:39
You can post any questions you have for the panel here!
Ian Smith, Big Local rep
41:40
A community leader I admire: Duncan Mitchell leading the MPower Kernow project attached to the Par Bay Big Local Partnership - an engineer on a very steep learning curve around collaborative partnership working, education and learning, community engagement / community development and social enterprise.
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
41:56
For me a great leader is someone who brings out the best in others rather than pushing themselves to the front, they lead from behind almost
Jayne Humm
42:49
What sort of community leadership do we need in times of crisis, such as the coronavirus pandemic?
Kim Ayling
43:56
Sadly no one pops into my head as a community leader!
Lee Brownson
45:15
i agree, I don’t see myself personally as a leader but it’s when other people say that you are good at what you do and should put yourself forward. For example when I first got involved with Big Local I was simply a resident on the estate and was just interested and wanted to have my input. From then I have got involved with many other things and probably wouldn’t have without other people asking me to do it!
Matt Leach
45:56
@kim - you’re a great community leader, definitely!
Kelly Arley and Ansley
48:23
Could you please put the book title in the chat? Thanks
Kim Ayling
49:44
Thanks Matt. But I could do with some company!
GWKCLMIOb
49:55
The person I admire is the chair Zoe Cadman of Rudheath and Witton together, she is very passionate about children with additional needs, she has a daughter with additional needs but always goes above and beyond to help other parents who attend the send group
Ian Smith, Big Local rep
50:24
Thank upi Leila - I particularly like your emphasis on distributed leadership - everyone on the partnership being a leader ...
Chris Falconer
50:34
Support for leaders is often described in terms of skills and competencies for doing/delivering projects and activities in communities. How do we make sure we are supporting leaders in a more well rounded way, for example with the emotional aspects and pressures of leading?
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
50:36
Kim ailing you have all of us in the Big Local family feel free to get in touch barbaras@gaunlessgateway.co.uk
Leila Lawal
51:28
Thanks Ian
James (Grange Big Local - Chair)
51:33
Sometimes you can become a defacto community leader by default, but I think as soon as others start recognising that, you have to be supported. Ultimately aren't we all aiming to create a legion of community leaders by our actions leading by example?
Kim Ayling
53:18
Thanks Barbara, I appreciate that. But would welcome and hope to develop leadership in others through the Leadership Academy. Like Leila says everyone on my parternship committee is a leader but they do not recognise that. Just because I have the handle of 'Chair', its perceive that that role should always lead.
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
56:02
the art to coaching ive found is to ask open questions but it takes practice as hard often to not offer solutions , it helps individuals to find their own answers
Susan - Gaunless Gateway Big Local
56:36
Memorable leaders are naturally selfless and go the extra mile to take time to nurture the group. When a leader inspires the group to all go the extra mile together and really takes time to care it is so powerful.
Jane
01:00:36
Quotes How do I know what I think until I see what I say? Possibly from Weick, Sense Making in Organisations. The book is Coaching - evoking excellence in others James Flaherty, “Coaching is human work, focused on how one person can help another person to develop new capabilities, new horizons and new worlds of opportunities for themselves and those around them.
Kelly Arley and Ansley
01:01:33
Thanks Jane
Kelly Arley and Ansley
01:03:20
@Matt Leach. Your background makes me giddy LOL
Kim Ayling
01:06:26
One of our themes in our BL group is Jigsaw, putting things together, joining up and Leila's cloak of many colours is familiar.
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
01:06:34
If we can bring about positive change one person at a time we are doing well :-)
Simon Underwood
01:08:07
Is single person leadership appropriate in communities/ conducive to community leadership? And should Local Trust have been more assertive about the length of time a person can remain chair of a BL?
Kim Ayling
01:08:14
Our neighbourhood of Townhill Park is undergoing huge housing regeneration also.
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
01:08:24
totally agree with Leila
Susan - Gaunless Gateway Big Local
01:10:04
You are an inspiration Leila
Matt Leach
01:10:15
@simon - sometimes seeing Big Locals with one person dominating for years makes me feel uneasy. But also sometimes they are great people doing amazing things. In the end it has to be for communities to find what works for them. I love that Whitley Bay has a different chair every year. It build capacity and confidence across the whole group (even though its not always easy).
Leila Lawal
01:10:42
@kim it would be great to meet up and share information and ideas
Matt Leach
01:10:47
The challenge I often put to those single person leaders is “what are you doing to develop and bring on the next you?”
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
01:11:41
@Matt you always say we need 20 more 'usual suspects'
Matt Leach
01:11:42
I’m hoping that the Community Leadership Academy helps develop and grow new leaders right across the BL family. Sometimes people find it hard to have the confidence to let go
Leila Lawal
01:11:51
Thanks Susan. I'm sure when you say what you are doing, you would find out that your are amazing as well
Matt Leach
01:12:27
Sometimes people are scared of letting go, because they haven’t had the time or the skills to build the team around them. How can we help them?
Gabriel.Davies@localtrust.org.uk
01:13:08
give us a wave
ralph
01:14:33
I don't consider myself a leader but more of a facilitator the skill of transferable leadership is knowing when the time is right toaction the transfer
Madeleine Smith
01:14:39
Just a Rember there is no I in team
Ned Younger
01:15:24
Come to you next thanks Kim!
Matt Leach
01:15:39
@ralph I’m always impressed by how you work to give other people responsibility and the space to build skills.
Madeleine Smith
01:15:47
Wnen you delegate you help others to grow
Kevin Sugrue
01:16:29
I'm with the Leila model of leadership - engaging and facilitating, listening, sharing and empowering.
Isabel Young
01:17:44
I think that is such an important question Matt, and so often we have seen that when people do let go things don’t get done, or the energy involved in inducting new people can be overwhelming. something I’ve noticed works is ensuring the agenda for change is produced together and that people have a chance to shape it and contribute their own skills and ideas and for the agenda to evolve. having the support and coaching space - that feels like such an opportunity to explore what letting go might look like and facing the fear hypothetically first.
Emma-SBL
01:17:44
'teaching' others also helps your understanding and development
Cars Area Together
01:17:51
I sometimes worry that as the worker if I delegate to much to the residents who are volunteers they might consider that I should be doing the work as they are paying me and for some people they find that they don't want to upskill and confidence is a major factor or mentality.
Isabel Young
01:21:11
100% feel you on that point
Lauren Tomlinson
01:22:17
I felt the same Cars Area Together as the worker, but now following ABCD I understand a bit more that delegating the work whilst you are there to help if needed, will enable them to do this when Big Local ends. I have the issue with confidence in people, and we have a few people who help a lot and the others who want to see change tend to push it to them, rather than do it themselves.
Leila Lawal
01:22:53
I completely agree Cheryl
Jane
01:22:57
Another quote building on the point about facilitating learning; “ coaching … is unlocking a person’s potential to maximise their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them.” (From ‘Coaching for Performance’ - John Whitmore 1992)
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
01:23:09
Amazing Cheryl well done
Jessie Powell
01:23:19
Really great examples Cheryl, thanks for sharing!
Susan - Gaunless Gateway Big Local
01:23:34
Very inspiraring Cheryl
Cars Area Together
01:23:43
Thanks for responding Lauren, very useful info to share the ABCD method. Will look in to introducing this.
Kevin Sugrue
01:24:02
In relation to Matt's question, I think the academy is a great initiative. The availability of training and access to good coaching. Setting down a set of agreed values and principles at the start is a good platform - e.g. listening, engaging, sharing and empowering etc.
Madeleine Smith
01:24:07
Thank you all this has been most informative
Anna Hunter
01:24:32
Just bought a book called Dare to Lead by Brene Brown - it looks like it might be helpful
Kelly Arley and Ansley
01:24:54
As a worker I agree with Cars BL. A lot of the work is done by our workers and the partnership board are not particularly wanting to take the lead.
Jane
01:25:08
Wonderful book Anna, love B Brown's work
Matt Leach
01:25:12
Thanks for a great, inspiring session Leila, Ned, Isabel, Jane!
Kim Ayling
01:25:31
Have a good little book called Who moved my Cheese. An amazing way to deal with change in hour work and in hour life.
Isabel Young
01:25:32
some really important points here in the chat to pick up on throughout the Academy. can’t wait!
Jane
01:25:35
very excited about the academy!
Michele (Bountagu, London)
01:25:38
How do we get more information about the Academy?
Cars Area Together
01:25:53
Thanks for a great session. Some interesting points.
Barbara-Gaunless Gateway Big Local
01:25:56
Great session everyone
Lauren Tomlinson
01:25:58
ABCD is the chosen approach with our partnership and is good at empowering people, if you need any info on it send me a message on workpace if you want!
Ian Smith, Big Local rep
01:26:05
Inspirational and uplifting session with stacks of down-to-earth pointers too - Huge thanks to all panellists and contributors
Rupert Wansbury
01:26:08
thanks great session
Michele (Bountagu, London)
01:26:20
Thanks everyone. Great session.
Lauren Tomlinson
01:26:24
Thank you!! Really enjoyed it
Cars Area Together
01:26:30
Thanks Lauren , will do.
Jany - Bountagu Big Local
01:26:33
See you soon at the next Academy Meeting Ned.
Bob Skipp
01:26:39
Extremely interesting session
Jessie Powell
01:26:44
Thanks everyone really interesting chat!
ralph
01:26:44
thanks great session
Ned Younger
01:26:49
Thanks everyone!
Susan - Gaunless Gateway Big Local
01:27:06
This has been great, I appreciate everyone insights into their roles
Margaret Doherty
01:27:11
Great session, Thank you
Adam Smith
01:27:30
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