Richard Boylan, PTS Coach in Northamptonshire, reflects on the systems in place to support people through tough times – are we doing too much?
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Transforming organisations through modelling person-led approaches continues to be necessary to bring about whole change as part of the wider systemic shift but it isn’t easy! Being part of the movement certainly helps to hold nerve so we can learn, adapt and grow and live more comfortably within the permanent space of discomfort that brings […]
Balancing the new, emerging system of the PTS with old systems, old power and traditional hierarchies is incredibly hard.
Joining a movement is important to get others to listen. It gives individuals the strength to have a voice and do something.
I worry that being disruptive would actually, at this point, be counter-productive and be seen as a little antagonistic.
We just want to be doing a good job and be able to say what we do and why we do it with conviction.
It doesn’t matter how many people believe in it – if things don’t change at a funding and local authority level, we just can’t get a grip on it and it feels like we’re treading water.
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