Innovation & Leadership
True leadership is the unseen effort to support leadership in others and help people find their own solutions.
Raising Our Game
David Towell shares ideas on the strategies we might need to build a future in which we live in harmony with ourselves, each other and the natural world.
Calderdale's Guide to Individual Service Funds (ISFs)
Calderdale Council have produced a guide for Individual Service Funds (ISFs) which describes their benefits to citizens in clear and accessible English.
The Dane County Difference
Dane County in Wisconsin, USA has been a beacon of social innovation for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for decades, John O'Brien shares their work.
Personal Budgets are Just a Tool
In his sixth and final blog from Finland Simon Duffy reflects on the limits of personal budgets and the need to understand why things change.
Hope - Rise & Shine
Mark Russell outlines an innovative approach to preventing unnecessary mental health crises by giving people support and advice early.
The Delight in Recognising a Friend
Dominic Lodge describes the delight we find in friendship - the impossibility of any artificial replacement - and the role of Best Buddies UK.
MyChoicePad is an innovative technology that helps people with communication difficulties to express themselves and be heard.
Pathfinders Review 2
David Towell reviews Pathfinders, the latest book by John O'Brien and Beth Mount published by Inclusion Press.
Politics & Economics of Personal Budgets
In the first of a short series of essays Simon Duffy explores the political and economic challenges of moving towards personal budgets.
Metaphors in Leadership
Michael Croft of Innovation People has developed this resource to support effective and efficient strategic and operational decision-making.
Insights from ABCD
David Towell finds much can be gained from exploring the rich strand of often very local work associated with Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD).
This book by John O'Brien and Beth Mount describes what we can learn from pathfinders with disabilities who have helped us move towards a more inclusive community.