Read Part 1: Born In The Dark – Performance Virtues In Action Read Part 2: Change Is Coming – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Civic Virtues In Action The 22nd Commonwealth Games, Birmingham 2022. My home town; I am immensely proud of where I am from (just in case you hadn’t caught that over the last…… Continue reading Power To The People
Here is the link to PART 1 (incase you missed it) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion The British Commonwealth… 56 countries. They are among the world’s biggest, smallest, richest and poorest countries and home to almost 1/3 of the world’s population. I am going to sidestep the wider issue of how the Commonwealth came into existence…… Continue reading Change is Coming
By Michelle Mclean ‘Another notebook?’ my friend rolled her eyes as I ran my fingers over the soft covers. We were in a quirky gift shop and I had naturally gravitated towards the stationary section. Later that day I put my new purchase in a cupboard alongside the rest of the stationary I’ve collected over…… Continue reading A New Page, A New Day
By Adrian Mclean You will have heard the phrase ‘You can’t be what you can’t see’. Those of us who are from any of the protected characteristic groups and those from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds, will be particularly familiar with it. Quite simply, it means that it’s difficult to aspire to something, for which you have…… Continue reading Representation & Exposure
By Michelle Mclean As this year closes, tell someone that you are proud of them. Send a text, record a voice-note or make a call, telling that person about something that they do/have done that you are particularly proud of. Everyone is doing their best, trying to get by and get better. None of us…… Continue reading I’m Proud of You
Recently I had a mid-morning Zoom call with a regular client, who I’ll call Ellie. As the call connected, she immediately apologised for her camera being off and confessed “The thing is, I’m still in my dressing gown”. I joked that I was fully dressed ‘for a change’ and gave her a twirl to prove…… Continue reading Vulnerability could help improve our relationships.