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).
#SolvingTogether is now live! On Monday 4th April, the team facilitated a connect session for the launch with Tim Ferris, Director of Transformation at NHS England and NHS Improvement. There was a brilliant energy with participants sharing their ideas about how we can reduce waiting times for elective treatment.
How do we make sure that the way we go about restoring elective services is fair, inclusive and accessible to everyone. The making elective service recovery fair, inclusive and accessible challenge is part of #SolvingTogether. Get involved now by clicking here.
The Big Conversation
The School for Change Agents
Join @EM_HealthPsych and learn how to foster your resourcefulness and how to manage moral injury on the School for Change Agents which is live now!
It is still not too late to sign up, click here
Here is a brilliant article that @karas01 from the Horizons team shared on 'Making change: What works?'. Read the article here.
Spread and Adoption
What are the realities of working with system convening? @MadiHoskin, Head of Delivery @northyorkscc, shares her experiences in conversation with #QCommunity manager, @MatthewMezey and Associate for @HorizonsNHS, @DianeKetley. Read the latest blog by clicking here.
Ethical persuasion, not manipulation. There are some useful insights on how to influence for change from Yale professor @zoebchance, from her new book "Influence is your superpower: the science of winning hearts, sparking change, and making good things happen". Read more on this by clicking here to read the article '5 insights from behavioral science that can make you better at influencing others'.
When someone new comes into the organisation or team, we often form instant opinions about them whether good or bad. But the more we get to know the person and connect on a level of values, the less polarised our view and they just become a human being. By @waitbutwhy via @OzolinsJanis.
There's much advice out there for leaders on creating a great mission or vision statement. Helen adds that the very best ones have logical and emotional elements and build a profound sense of connection to a higher shared purpose, like this one via @ValerieKinloch and @GJB_SE.
Looking for an easy, free tool for sharing or creating ideas during Teams/Zoom meetings? Try @ideaboardz!
Designed for project retrospectives, you can use it more widely. It's already set up for 6 Thinking Hats and Starfish Retrospectives. Click here to try!
Idea/problem-solving practices are stale in many organisations. We need to:
- Sometimes shock the system to get out of the rut
- Challenge groups to resist converging on early solutions
- Not attack the culture - give people power to fix it
Click here to read 'Leaders: Are You Coaching Your Teams for Creativity?' for more insight.
Anyone who facilitates meetings or finds themselves having to organise the team away day should look at this fantastic free resource. It's the library of 1,000 facilitation techniques from @SessionLab. Click here to find out more about @SessionLab.
In Other News...
Yarolsav Diakunchak is a GP on the front line in Ukraine. He is recording a series of video blogs to show what daily life is like for a family physician currently. Yarolsav is getting support in making these vlogs from @bmj_latest and @IanLeistikow.
The world needs to use #DyslexicThinking more and understand this skills adds benefits to the work place. @kate_griggs did a great interview - we need to work together to build this thinking in health and social care teams.