Ploughing on regardless? Notice and be curious

As you get into your stride for 2020, how broad and deep is your vision? What are the headlines, as you turn into the new year at work? How far are you simply ploughing on with the things which are demanded of you, driven by diary commitments and the action list? How far are you seeing the year...

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Leading from the Centre

Truly transformative leadership arises from a depth a self-awareness, embodies a rare combination of humility and focussed resolve, and is characteristically collaborative and other-centered.  At our October lunchtime Meditation session, Chris Whittington explored the radical expression of...

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Dealing with Conflict and Challenge

How do we deal with conflict and challenge at work and beyond? In the week in September when the Brexit debate was acknowledged as “toxic” by the Speaker of the House of Commons, our combined City Women / City Men lunch engaged with the tough subject of conflict and challenge.  Thank you to...

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Establishing Peace in Ourselves

In the midst of the many demands and challenges of work and life, how do we find the peace that Jesus promises in John 14:27:  “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid”?  Chris Whittington’s recent lunchtime meditation session...

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Seeing Clearly – Acting with Compassion

Chris Whittington has recently led a lunchtime session for ChaplaincyPlus introducing Christian Meditation, “Seeing Clearly – Acting with Compassion”.  Chris was introduced to meditation in the Christian tradition at 19 when living at the Benedictine Monastery of Prinknash Abbey, spent a...

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Only Connect – with Sue Noyes

“Only Connect”, our recent Chaplaincy Plus lunchtime event, appropriately involved both City Women and City Men. Browne Jacobson generously hosted this event, which gathered together about 50 people from the ChaplaincyPlus network and beyond. Our speaker Sue Noyes is a chartered accountant by...

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Work-Life Balance or Imbalance?

Our most recent City Women event has focused on “Work-life balance or imbalance?”. There’s been a lot of response to this event from the network, confirming that this is a live issue for many of us. Thanks to Patricia Wright and Amy Tabari from Gowling WLG for leading our discussion as well as...

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Retreat in Daily Working Life

Sarah Thorpe writes: This autumn, we’re going to hold our seventh Retreat in Daily Working Life, with ChaplaincyPlus once again partnering with Manresa Link.  This fact in itself confirms how much the Retreat is valued by people in the business community.  The Retreat gives a framework for going...

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Affirming Women in Business Leadership

Working in the Birmingham business community, ChaplaincyPlus affirms women in leadership. Our network is keen that the extremely disappointing “reasons” that a range of FTSE Chairs and CEOs have given for not appointing women to FTSE company boards, which have made the news headlines this week,...

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