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Tweets of the Week 10 September, 2021

The Horizons team features many influential Twitter users. This curates a wealth of insights, knowledge, and information about transformation in health and care from other thought leaders across the world. (Tip: to read an article or watch a video mentioned in a tweet, click on the blue text. To view the original tweet, click on the image).  


Psychological safety is not a "hygiene factor" - it's key to success in times of transformation. To see the psychological safety scale and find out more, click here.

It's so much more effective if we can connect it to what we already know. So we need real time learning, relating new methods/approaches to our own improvement work. If we do learning for improvement well, it can last a whole career.
Leaders seek to empower patients/frontline people but too often, it gets done to people, on the leader's terms, not through co-production. In formal systems, leaders can "empower", then take the power back. Here is a brilliant graphic to represent this.
We can change the world just by the way we listen. See 4 levels of listening by @ottoscharmer1. Leaders who move up levels create the conditions where people can experience the sense of belonging and connection needed for large scale change. Find out more here.


September's #Caring4NHSPeople session was held this week. It focused on how relationships affect our health and wellbeing. The recording and slides are available here.

A powerful message from @LIZ_ORiordan about anyone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

The burnout crisis is here, however many managers are failing to address the root causes of stress for employees.  To read the article referenced in the tweet below, click here.

10 ways to stay motivated amidst the distractions around you: 1) Intention setting 2) Noticing 3) Streaking it 4) Wrestling the resistance 5) Stacking your triggers 6) Creating the constraints 7) Napping 8) Walking 9) Meditating 10) Doing less. Find out more by clicking here.

If you have struggled to get your mojo back since you returned from leave? Many people have expressed that they're finding it hard mentally to get back into work after this holiday period. For some helpful advice click here.

Collaborative work - virtual meetings, calls, etc - has risen 50%+ in the past decade to make up 85%+ of most people’s work weeks. It's got even higher since the pandemic, creating an unhealthy "always on" culture. Find out about what you can do about it in the article linked here.


An amazing milestone this week for Horizons' very own Helen Bevan, celebrating 30 years in the NHS.


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