"In advance of the RSA even in early December about whether the Big Society is a smokescreen for spending cuts, I wonder if it is constructive any more to debate whether the Big Society is a smokescreen for spending cuts?
There are two indisputable…"
"For anyone who was at the London network gathering yesterday (and for those of you who were not!) here is the link to the open letter to Lord Wei, written in response to his response upon receiving a loaf of bread!…"
"I dunno, Julian and Charlotte, I think the social change battle needs to be fought on many levels simply because individual people respond to different things. Government and governmental policies have a key role to play, as do people who are trying…"
A conversation about how people are interpreting the concept of Big Society and does it need tightening as Matthew Taylor suggests, or might a 'baggy' concept be a strength and help more people get involved?
"Question 1: Can you give me an example of your experience of failure? Working on a consulting project with a big bank that I knew was set up badly and realising indeed that we were going to fail. We failed. We failed to have even the smallest impact…"
"This is a great idea and as I am in the middle of launching Virtuous Bread (very much dedicated to social change) it is wonderfully timed for me! I need loads of help to develop ideas, content, think about funding and exposure. Having been a…"
Writer. Baker. Businesswoman. Founder of Virtuous Bread which is a nascent global movement to inform, educate, and connect people interested in good bread and to forge the link between eating good food and doing good things.
Influential author and speaker Dr Brené Brown tackles the myth that vulnerability is a weakness. Instead, she argues, it is the clearest path to courage and meaningful connection, and has the power to transform the way we engage and educate.
With many of us facing an ever greater pace of change in our personal and working lives, leadership adviser and educator Richard Gerver reveals how to adapt and thrive - not to fear change but to see it as an opportunity for creative reinvention
To mark the launch of a new RSA pamphlet, we bring together an expert panel to discuss the growing use of digital money worldwide, highlight its potential and consider the issues that will facilitate or hamper its reach.