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We all need ethical role models

Who do you most admire? Be it a celebrity, a colleague, a family member, whoever.   Many leaders give little thought to having a role model, regarding it a quality that our youth members aspire to, however if you stop

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Going Digital or shouting in the dark?

So it’s always the question when you put things down on a blog. How do you know the carefully crafted words you’ve put on your page are being read and causing people to think and how much is shouting into

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A Million Hands

UK Scouting launched this summer the Million Hands campaign. The aim is to have Scouting make a difference in your local, national and international communities tackling four very serious issues chosen directly by youth members of Scouting. The issues the

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Sometimes it is the journey that is important, not the destination.

Down the east coast of Japan trails the East Sea Road, known as the Tokaido, linking the spiritual capital of Kyoto to the political capital in Tokyo, once known as Edo. The 500km Tokaido was the most important of the

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Why should companies support local Scouting?

If you want to successfully run adventurous and engaging activities for Scouting, with equipment that’s well maintained and safe, in an environment that’s pleasant to be in, it doesn’t take a genius to figure out that it can’t come for

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A Scout has courage in all difficulties

I don’t make blog posts about big issues outside Scouting a lot, but there’s something I need to say regarding Charlie Hebdo. God knows I have little in common with the folks who died. I doubt we’d have agreed vast

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Happy Holidays

A light hearted one before the Holiday season hits us. With all those heading to Japan for the Jamboree next year, I thought I’d share with you the very literal translation of their version of “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer”

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