Be A Better Leader
In these podcasts I talk to leaders from a wide range of backgrounds, about their thought son leadership, what it is , how it works in their worlds and how they use it to try to make progress.
Mike has many years experience working in leadership development and for 3 years was Head of Applied Leadership in the NHS Leadership Academy.
Dr Roshni Beeharry
Dr Roshni Beeharry is a writer, poet, poetry reviewer, former NHS Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine and Portfolio Medical Educator.
She has an MA in Creative Writing and Personal Development, University of Sussex (2005) and MA Clinical Education, Institute of Education,(2013) and is a Fellow of the HIgher Education Academy.
She combines her passions for writing and facilitating and supporting the wellbeing and development of others in her work as a Writing for Wellbeing and Personal Development Facilitator and in October 2020, set up her own small business, Storied Selves http://storiedselves.com/ (storiedselves.com) providing writing for wellbeing workshops for the public, those in the healthcare fields , organisations and those receiving care.
She can be contacted via her website http://storiedselves.com/ (storiedselves.com) Twitter https://twitter.com/roshni_beeharry (@roshni_beeharry) or via LInked in as Dr Roshni Beeharry https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-roshni-beeharry (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-roshni-beeharry)
And Roshni has written extensively too. Here are a couple of pieces:
Creative Writing in https://issuu.com/magazineproduction/docs/mw_v39.2_aw_1120_ezine (https://issuu.com/magazineproduction/docs/mw_v39.2_aw_1120_ezine) (p30-31 )
The Potential of Creative Writing in Healthcare Education in
https://www.nawe.co.uk/writing-in-education/nawe-magazine/current-issue.html# (https://www.nawe.co.uk/writing-in-education/nawe-magazine/current-issue.html#) (p53-55)
Simone Kolysh - In Conversation
Dr. Kolysh is a lesbian agender mother of four and a feminist scholar of race, gender, and sexuality. Their background in Biology, Public Health, LGBTQ studies, and Sociology aids their scholar-activism and commitment to revolutionary futures.
A culmination of the last ten years, Dr. Kolysh’ first book, Everyday Violence: The Public Harassment of Women and LGBTQ People, will be published in September 2021 with Rutgers University Press.
Their current research project is on transgender and nonbinary people’s reproductive journeys and barriers to care.
You can learn more about Dr. Kolysh at http://simonekolysh.com (http://simonekolysh.com).
Nick Peres in Conversation
Nick is the Head of Digital Technologies at TSDFT and currently leads on multiple VR based initiatives within the NHS including The VR Lab sponsored by Health Education England and is founder of PatientVR.
Nick advocates a ‘clinicians as content creators’ approach to creativity in healthcare and believes collaboration and access is key to the adoption and success of new technologies.
Nick works and advises on various digital and emerging healthcare technologies panels at a national level, with a particular remit around immersive and simulation visual interfaces.
Nick has frequently spoken at national level (and is a TEDx speaker) on the use and potential of immersive technologies within healthcare, approaching this area from a grounded humanities perspective.
Steven D. Lavine
Steven Lavine has for four decades been an artistic, educational, and community leader in the United States and nationally. From 1988 to 2017 he served as President of the California Institute of the Arts, a period of sustained growth in programs, community engagement, enrolment, reputation and financial stability for the progressive multi-disciplinary arts college. Shortly after stepping down, he was recruited as Founding Director and then Chair of the Los Angeles Advisory Council for the Thomas Mann House in Los Angeles, which is devoted to bringing creative thinkers from Germany and the United States together around urgent contemporary issues, particularly the future of liberal democracy. Today, he divides his time between the Thomas Mann House and consulting with a broad range of progressive not-for-profit organisations.
Before CalArts, Lavine was an Assistant Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Michigan and then Associate Director of the Arts and Humanities Division of the Rockefeller Foundation, where he supported reform of K-12 educational reform, experimental media, and the development of exhibition strategies for American minority and non-Western arts and cultures. He has co-edited two influential books about museum practices: Exhibiting Cultures: The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display and Museums and Communities: The Politics of Public Culture.
In Conversation with Amy MacDonald
Amy McDonald, Founder and CEO of Headtorch, is dedicated to prioritising mental health at work. With a background in drama, education, business, mediation and coaching, Amy fuses her skills to create dramatic learning and development that reflects delegate experience.
“I love breaking stigma; watching the penny drop; reversing injustice; enabling people to steer cultural change; creating organisations where support is everything; and doing nothing is not an option.”
Headtorch enables and promotes a positive mental health culture in the workplace. It delivers solutions across all levels of an organisation, demystifying mental health and creating confidence to have supportive conversations.
Veronica LysaghtFounder of Leading with HumanityVeronica believes that courageous, compassionate and inspiring leadership is needed to deal with the crises we face in the world at the moment, and that this style of leading is something we can all achieve. Her mission is to play her part in making leading with humanity an everyday reality.
She has a background in business, journalism, counselling and association management. She is an ICF certified Integral coach and has more than 20 years’ experience coaching.
Loved listening to your interview with the passionate and fantastic @loumycroft , looking forward to listening to more