A one day learning event for leaders, senior managers and policy makers.
“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” Helen Keller.
Without creative risk-taking there is no growth. The context has changed so radically that it is no longer possible to keep doing what we have always done. To find the solutions to our current challenges, we need to take risks – yet as professionals it sometimes feels that the culture of health and safety shackles us to the least exciting possibilities. Balancing those two realities is one of the dominant leadership challenges of our time – but what if the legislation & policies we love to hate were more safety harness than ball and chain? Or could it be that they’re not as far apart as we think?
How then do we create space within team and organisational cultures that enables people to take risks?
Bringing together learning from across the voluntary, private and health, social care and education sectors – and with an inspiring keynote speech from author and adventurer Nick Thorpe – this one day event will re-awaken and re-frame the duty we have to take risks. Expect to be inspired, challenged and re-motivated by practitioners who have embraced a purposeful risk culture – and to co-create new strategies for growth and learning alongside the clients we support.
The day will include a range of inter-active workshops and discussion spaces where we can think, learn and explore together actions we can take to help our organisations create a more meaningful risk taking culture.