Welcome to our Ideas Hub. This is our place to celebrate, champion, shout about great things we hear about on our travels. See this document for the background: Ideas Hub – what, who and why
We’re keen to showcase exciting ideas that people are getting on and making happen around health, community and wellbeing. The small ideas that make a big difference. The quirky things that no one has done before but seem so obvious once they are tried. The brave ideas that seem counterintuitive but make so much sense.
We’ve started this Ideas Hub because we get excited hearing about and passing on stories of great ideas and people. We’d love to build a community of like-minded people.
Have you got a great idea or example of anything which is trying to change and challenge the ways things are done? Are you working on or do you know about a fantastic project you want to shout about? You may have read something featured on the Ideas Hub and thought – “I’ve been doing that for years!” Great! Tell us about it.
We are always on the lookout for ideas, stories and contributors to celebrate and pass on to others and there are several ways you can get involved:
There are no entry rules or requirements – all that is needed is enthusiasm and energy.
To get in touch email firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda is the founder of LH Alliances and before that was a paediatrician. She is passionate about collaboration as a way to find solutions that no single person or organization can find on their own. Having worked with people applying strength based approaches in their work, she has seen the power of that way of thinking – it unlocks potential in a way that would otherwise be lost.
Helen came to the collaborative and appreciative way of thinking through her work as a commissioner in Lambeth, partnering with the New Economics Foundation to test outcomes based commissioning and co-production. She has developed a good understanding of what it’s like to be on the other side from her previous role as project worker and drug/alcohol worker in the homeless sector.
She now works as an independent consultant, helping Local Authorities rethink the role of citizens in commissioning of public services and resources and is committed to challenging the status quo and traditional way of thinking.
Anna is the co-founder of Eaton & Watson Ltd, an agency specialising in campaigns, communications and community engagement.
Anna is a campaigner who has worked for politicians and on national campaigns around music, politics, infrastructure and education. She specialises in community engagement and is passionate about people power.
Greg is the co-founder of Eaton & Watson Ltd, an agency specialising in campaigns, communications and community engagement.
Greg has a background in campaigning, media and digital communications. Through his work he has seen how sharing ideas and narratives can bring people together and solve problems. He is particularly interested in finding ways to approach challenges through creativity, collaboration and innovation.