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Some musings on my experience with outcomes based commissioning

I’ve been meaning to share this paper for about a year and a half, but only just figured out how to do it. That probably isn’t a glowing endorsement for the insights contained within, but stay with me! This has … Continue reading

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Who wants to be an Heroic Failure?

When I was younger I used to be obsessed with a book called The Heroic Book of Failures, which as I recall was mainly about highlighting the epic levels of stupidity and inadequacy that human beings are capable of and … Continue reading

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“That’s why I pay my council tax!”

I’ve been thinking about this statement a lot recently. Sometimes there are phrases that appear to catch your ears and keep recurring in conversation and “that’s why I pay my council tax” is one such phrase for me. It implies … Continue reading

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Deep Value: We know it works.

Originally posted on Relational Welfare Blog Archive:
Community Links delivers a wide range of practical services in east London. One principle underpins them all: We believe it is not only possible for one human being to make a real and…

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First Capital Connected – ask and you shall receive!

I admit that I can get quite frustrated with First Capital Connect, the operator of the Thameslink service I commute on everyday. My particular bugbear is the trains – clearly not designed for the commuter traffic they are under every … Continue reading

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Never a borrower nor a lender be?

I’ve been thinking recently about what goes on when people lend to each other. This has been inspired by two things really: My (frustrating) attempts to start an online book-share scheme in my local village My participation in The Camden Challenge … Continue reading

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Ok I’m having another go at this…

… so be prepared!

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