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Leadership Worth Sharing podcast

Our Leadership Worth Sharing podcast champions the dedication, professionalism, quality and expertise of civil society leaders and the role and impact they and their organisations have in public life. The podcast has an interview format, with ACEVO CEO Vicky Browning having lively conversations with guests sharing their personal leadership experiences and talking about what leadership means to them. 

3 January 2021

Leadership Worth Sharing, episode #15: Leadership at the top table (live from #ACEVOFest)

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With the voluntary and community sector struggling for recognition from government at a national level during the pandemic, the local picture in Bradford was very different. The VCS was viewed as a vital strategic partner, and sector leaders sat at the top table of local decision-making. In this special live recording of the Leadership Worth Sharing podcast, Vicky Browning chats to Kim Shutler, CEO, The Cellar Trust about being part of the Gold Command response in Bradford, and the role of local VCS leadership in strategic influencing.
1 September 2020

Leadership worth sharing, episode #14: Listen to your comms team

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In this episode, Vicky speaks with Adeela Warley, CEO of CharityComms, the membership body for communications professionals in the charity sector. Adeela talks about why civil society leaders should listen to their comms colleagues, the positives and challenges of creating a collaborative campaign and why things should not go back to business as usual when we get out of the other side of the pandemic.
17 June 2020

Special podcast episode: Home Truths

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To accompany the report, we produced a special episode of the ACEVO podcast, conducted by ACEVO's head of policy Kristiana Wrixon. Kristiana talks to Dr. Sanjiv Lingayah, lead author and Voice4Change England associate, and Sufina Ahmad, director at John Ellerman Foundation and a member of the ACEVO race advisory group.
18 May 2020

Leadership Worth Sharing, episode #13: Sarah Hughes

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In this episode, Vicky speaks to Sarah Hughes, chief executive of the Centre For Mental Health. Sarah talks about why we need to tackle the power dynamic in charities, how Scarlett O’Hara and Amazon boxes can help us contain our anxiety as leaders and the positives we can keep from this pandemic that will help us build a better workplace.
5 April 2020

Leadership Worth Sharing, episode #12: Raven Bowen

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Vicky speaks to Raven Bowen, CEO of National Ugly Mugs. NUM is an organisation that provides support to sex workers who have been victims of crime. This is the first episode of the podcast recorded remotely, as we are all working from home in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis. From her bedroom, Raven talks about the challenges the pandemic poses to the community she serves, how she uses the lessons of agile working to keep the team laughing, and what she’s learnt as a chief exec about the dangers of friendly fire.
2 March 2020

Leadership Worth Sharing, episode #11: Aleema Shivji

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In the first episode of 2020, Vicky speaks to Aleema Shivji, executive director at Humanity & Inclusion. Aleema describes her career journey from physiotherapist to charity chief exec, shares her experience of navigating the shift from the operational to the strategic, and reveals how home-made banana bread holds the key to inclusion in the workplace.

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