I was impressed by a comment from one of our councillors at the end of last week.
He told me about what he thinks is an African saying about power. 131 more words
A recurring theme in this blog is recognition of the achievements of the Angus Council team. Next week we are running an internal “Space for Success” event over two days at The Reid Hall in Forfar to communicate our transformation journey in a more tangible way. 372 more words
On Thursday morning I spent some time at Webster’s Theatre in Arbroath attending a joint meeting of our primary and secondary head teachers. At the start of a new year, and a new term, those familiar with the world of education will not be surprised to hear there was a buzz in the room, even with the council’s Chief Executive coming along to tell his audience how tough the year ahead will be in financial terms. 163 more words
I spent some time with fellow Chief Executives from around the country this week. The group included both city and rural colleagues. Throughout the discussions we had it became clear that what ever the type of environment served, or the scale of the organisation, all of our councils were facing pretty much the same challenges. 355 more words