Helen Bevan's Tweets of the Week January 24, 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. I hope you find my Tweets of the Week useful! If you have any feedback, do get in touch - @helenbevan or the Horizons team @theEdgeNHS. Don't forget you can register to receive a notification when the latest one has been published by setting up a free Storify account, and follow Horizons CIC. Back issues are also available here:  http://theedge.nhsiq.nhs.uk/community/content-curation/ 

  2. Change starts with what is in your heart - find what is important to you.

  3. The value and benefits of learning, expressed in this lovely sketchnote.

  4. A beautiful illustration of the ups and downs of life.

  5. Where are you in the power continuum?

  6. Fantastic free resources about facilitating groups and giving everyone a voice.

  7. Fantastic resources on interpersonal dynamics, made available for free by Stanford. Vital reading for facilitators, OD...and anyone interested in people.

  8. The IKEA effect: we love it more if we made it because we are invested in it.

  9. If we want people to change, we need to ask them to change their way of thinking (do with, not to!)

  10. Systems thinking is about looking at problems as well as solving them - this gives some helpful questions to ask in order to understand the situation.

  11. 1:1s need a level of discomfort to be truly effective. Unpleasant, but true! This explains why.

  12. Mirthful moment: changing a corporate culture is hugely challenging!

  13. ....if you are up for the challenge of corporate culture change, here is a useful infographic.