I’ve recently been honoured as a “Friend of Freebridge” and supported their annual conference (#fchconf) yesterday. The way @Freebridge engage with their organisation, partners & community is quite extraordinary and is a role model for other organisations.
Jon has perfectly captured the essence of working with Freebridge. So at the end of your working week why not take a read and perhaps reflect on what creative & engaging ways you could support your organisation, partners or community.
Last year I started working with a new organisation. Freebridge Community Housing. My very first days work for them was running some small sessions at their staff conference.
As Margaret Burnside & I packed up, I decided to keep my name badge as a little memento.
I justified it on the basis that I was back a few weeks later to deliver more formal training. The staff seemed to think it a little eccentric but no one minded. For me though it represented a link to the company & made me feel like I was part of their team. Although an external consultant I was their employee for that time.
Over the last year the relationship has grown and I’ve been back to deliver various pieces of training. Sometimes that has been paid, other times it has just been a conversation with one or other of the team there, nothing…
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