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23rd October 2017 Jemma Green

The first steps on your journey as a leader


Imagine you are sat at your desk on a Monday morning. Are you ready and raring to go or are you day dreaming about the next stage in your career? Are you engaged with your organisation’s plans for the future and the team around you or do you think there is more that you can be doing to help your company, and team, thrive? It sounds like the time is right for you to start thinking about becoming a leader but where to begin?

A quick search online brings up numerous sites, all professing to be able to teach you how to lead. They offer multiple frameworks and talk about differing styles of leadership. Soon your head is swimming and all this helpful advice starts to look like gobbledygook.

If all of this sounds familiar, you are not alone. Preparing for the next step in your career can seem like you are about to climb a mountain. But fear not, the AMA will be your guide, starting your expedition into the unknown by hosting Learn to Lead, an informal and focused workshop based in London at NCVO and led by Mark Wright, Director of People Create Ltd. on 20 November.

Workshop speaker Mark Wright

The aim of the workshop is to help you develop as leaders, whether you are taking your first steps into management or have been working as a head of a team and want to gain fresh perspectives on leadership.

The workshop will get you to ask yourself big questions, like:

—      What kind of leader do I want to be?

—      What benefits do I want to bring to my organisation?

—      What is the next step in my journey as a leader?

And will give you advice on teamwork, such as:

    How to nurture engaged and creative colleagues

—     How to create a trusting and collaborative team

—     How to better understand those around you and how your behaviour impacts them

Ultimately, delegates will walk out of the workshop with a better understanding of what their leadership offer is and greater confidence in their leadership style.

Our sector needs to develop agile and diverse leaders so why not take the first step in the rest of your career and join us at Learn to Lead.


Learn to Lead — insights into effective leadership

20 November @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

AMA member rate: £175 + VAT

Non-member rate: £250 + VAT

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Image courtesy of Samuel Scrimshaw at

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Image courtesy of Mark Wright


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