Jane Wallace

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Setting up a social enterprise

Start a business to help people or communities - business structures including community interest companies and co-operatives

Social Enterprise

Meaningful meetings: how can meetings be made better?

Many of us spend much of our time in meetings and at conferences. But too often these feel like a waste of time, or fail to make the most of the …

Walking for health - Live Well

<b>Walking is simple, free, and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier.</b><p>Sometimes overlooked as a form of exercise, …

Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say

The newest superfood? WALKING - and experts say it's far better for you than intense bursts of exercise<p><b>Californian scientist Katy Bowman says the</b> …

Beginner Walking

BEGINNING A FITNESS WALKING PROGRAM<p>Are you ready to start walking and don't know where to begin? We'll lead the way. Walking is one of the easiest, …

Walking

How to grow bearded irises

Bearded irises are one of the great joys of spring and early summer, because of their almost limitless flower colour (only true red is missing) and the bold flamboyance of the flower shape.<p>The forebears of the many garden varieties we have today are native to the Mediterranean and Middle East. The …

10 Quick and Easy Team Building Exercises [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this series we focused on communication exercises, problem solving and other team building activities. Part 2 of this series will focus …

5 Signs Your Team is Dyfunctional

Patrick Lencioni in his work <i>The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team</i> outlined the key things that contribute to ineffective team outcomes. Let's explore those and what you, the leader, can do to create a fully functional team.<p><b>1 - Lack of trust</b><p>Do people do and say things that damage the team? Do people try to …

Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence

Over the past century, the heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon--and a cliché--in American society. Hollywood would have us believe that the Machiavellian chief exec is still alive and well. Whether it's the Donald from <i>The Apprentice</i> or Jack Donaghy from <i>30 Rock</i>, these …

Course: Team Management Training

Recruitment

10+ Fresh Ideas to Inspire a Successful Event Concept

Running a successful event usually involves growing a powerful idea and implementing it in a bulletproof concept. The thing is that inspiration is …

Festivals

How to Make a Presentation Fun

Everyone has sat through at least one dry and boring presentation. Not only do boring talks put the audience to sleep, but they also struggle to …

10 Fun and Interesting Presentation Ideas

<i>By Mark Schaefer</i><p>At some point in every business person’s life, you will have to give a presentation and if you’re like me, it can still be an anxious …

3 Ways to Make Your Employees Feel Like an Invaluable Part of the Team

(Guest post by Nate Miller)<p>If your company is run by a strong group of dedicated employees, the chances of it rising to the top and earning a …

Overhaul to "It's not just standing up"

Jason Yip has overhauled his definitive article on running stand-up meetings. The update incorporates his latest understanding on what separates a …

6 Tips for Building a Brand Culture and Improving Internal Communications

<b>By Third Degree Advertising</b><p>Whether or not your organization has deliberately defined and shaped its internal culture, it is influencing your …

Employee Engagement

Planting in shade; a simple scheme for a shady garden

Most gardens have shade at some time of the day or year; perhaps cast by overhanging trees, or from a wall or fence, or the shadow of the house. …

National Lottery Awards for All Scotland

You <b>can apply</b> if your organisation is a:<p>voluntary or community organisation<br>• registered charity<br>• constituted group or club<br>• not-for-profit company or …

Wildlife Gardening with Jenny Steel

<b>Jenny Steel is a Plant Ecologist and Author who has been specialising in Wildlife Gardening for almost 30 years. She gives talks on wildlife</b> …

Creating a Wildlife-friendly Garden

A home for nature<p>Making our gardens wildlife friendly doesn’t necessarily mean that we have to leave them to grow into wild jungles. Every space, …

Cottage garden

Our top picks for a cottage garden<p>You can turn over your whole garden to this carefree style or just experiment with one border to see how you get …

Resources

You are here: Home / <b>Resources</b><p>The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act includes a new responsibility for Local Authorities to prepare a Food Growing …

Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust - Community Gardening

Community Gardening<p>There are many community garden projects around Edinburgh and the Lothians, as shown on the map below, just click on one of the …

Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust - Out & About in South Edinburgh

Out & About in South Edinburgh<p>Out & About is a programme of free activities, designed to improve health and wellbeing by increasing physical activity …

Activities

What are the physical and mental benefits of gardening?

What are the physical and mental benefits of gardening?<p>Gardening can reduce stress and mental clarity while also helping to prevent everything from …

City of Edinburgh Council

In March 2017 the City of Edinburgh Council approved the third Allotment strategy, cultivating communities - A growing success.<p>This strategy was …