Tag Archives: sociable

New direction for the sociable organisation

This is probably the most satisfying post I’ve written on this blog. In a way also a huge relief. I’ve looked forward to writing it for quite a while. However, it also means it will be the last post on … Continue reading

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Park life, where people help people

Every weekend I go to my local park. I walk through the woods, round the lakes and have a coffee at the cafe. Roundhay Park is a place I’ve visited for nearly 50 years. Nearly! It has great landscapes and … Continue reading

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Always people first

I’ve learned that if you wait until something is perfect, it won’t be; not for everyone anyway. The delay will probably have had a detrimental effect on what you were trying to do. So I had an idea and put … Continue reading

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Sociable city anyone?

This time last year I’d just been asked to lead on developing and implementing social media strategy at Leeds City Council. I’d run some social media cafes. Of the relatively few people that came, the majority were a bit despondent … Continue reading

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#HSCLeeds

#HSCLeeds is the hashtag/callsign that folk in health and social care in Leeds are using as we join up to discuss and develop the use of social media to help make a difference for people who need support in our city. Anyone … Continue reading

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On mythbusting and moving on

I’ve seen and heard it said a few times recently that some organisations need to move on from self-proclaiming about ‘using’ social media to just cracking on and realising the benefits that really engaging networks can bring, for them and … Continue reading

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Experimenting with being sociable

The latest story in the talking heads section is by Victoria Betton. Victoria is Deputy Director of Strategy and Partnerships at Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Her team at LYPFT has been doing some great work using social … Continue reading

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