Charity Leadership and Workforce Development: episode details
Charity Leadership, Workforce Development, Great Teams, Emotional Intelligence, Shared Purpose, Trust, Continuous Learning, Investing in People, Action Learning.
In this episode, we learn about charity Leadership and workforce development with Rob Laycock, co-founder of Yes We Can Community CIC. Known for his expertise in supporting the voluntary sector in the Northeast, Rob shares valuable insights into harnessing the potential of individuals and creating effective teams. Together with his colleague Stephanie Cole, they’ve successfully reframed leadership as an action-oriented concept, emphasising the development of leadership, governance, and collaborative networks.
Rob provides detailed insights in the following areas:
(00:00) – Leadership and Workforce Development Challenges
(09:41) – Best Self, Great Teams, and Leadership
(18:46) – Communication & Emotional Intelligence in Leadership
(25:02) – Creating Effective Teams and Collaboration
(36:38) – Effective Communication, Conflict Management, Fun in Organizations
(46:17) – Budgeting and Allocation for People Development
(01:00:08) – Investing in Nonprofit People and Teams
(01:07:38) – Recommendations.
You can access the transcript for this episode here. It is AI generated and not 100% perfect but I think it is good enough to follow the conversation. Unfortunately, we don’t have the resource to manually make the corrections.
Rob Laycock is co-founder of Yes We Can, which develops leaders of social change in the north east. They work with social leaders to be better leaders, managers, trustees, networkers, collaborators, facilitators, coaches and mentors. They offer training programmes, workshops, coaching, mentoring, facilitation and other initiatives.
Rob is co-founder of the North East Coaching Collective, e a group of qualified coaches committed to supporting the development of leaders and managers of small and medium scale not-for-profit organisations across the north east and individuals working independently for social change.
Rob is also co-founder of North East Together: the Leaders Network for Social Change and is a board member at Beacon Films CIC. Rob was previously a consultant working exclusively with non profit organisations in the North East for over 10 years and prior to this held leadership positions in the sector.
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