Helen Bevan's Tweets of the Week: April 27, 2017

Horizons Chief Transformation Officer Helen Bevan is an influential Twitter user. Her feed, followed by tens of thousands of users, curates a wealth of insights, knowledge, and information about transformation in health and care from other thought leaders across the world.


  1. This sketchnote is still generating a huge amount of views, and people have been sharing how they have been using it as a tool to develop their staff. Do get in touch to let us know how it is impacting your teams!

  2. Great bosses get the best from people who want to break the rules and change the world - this has been very popular!

  3. Kind bosses get the best out of their teams - note kindness is different to weakness

  4. How well do you really listen? Real listening is about active listening - showing the other person you are genuinely interested in what they are saying; seeking to improve understanding; and being aware of any biases you might hold. Real listening is difficult to do, but worth it for building connections, and creating understanding.

  5. As a leader are you the figurehead at the top of the hierarchy, or do you support and empower your staff?

  6. Leaders are responsible for the people who are responsible for the results - so invest in them, care about those people!

  7. Five principles to ensure workers on the front line can get involved in systems change

  8. Do you know who the key influencers are in your organisation?

  9. We need more of a 'pioneer' spirit in health and care - experimentation, creating a new world.

  10. Creativity will be the source of our next industrial revolution, not machines:

  11. In the digital age the term CEO increasingly means 'Chief Engagement Officer': here is why:

  12. Top tips on getting older - get involved in the conversation on this lovely blog.

  13. Four life lessons from the outgoing US Surgeon General