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Self leadership – taking more decisions and helping make things happen


You can show leadership by:

  • taking more decisions about your life
  • helping make things happen
  • getting involved in groups that make things happen.

Self-leadership means:

  • thinking about the leadership skills you have
  • what kind of leader you are.

Watch and read other people’s stories here:

  • Written stories Different stories from around Scotland about leadership.
  • Rachel’s story Rachel talks about caring for her mum since she was 10 and how this affected her life when she was younger.
  • Skye and Lochalsh Young Carers Group Talks about making a difference to how young carers are regarded and supported.
  • Lorraine’s story Lorraine talks about her lived experience of mental illness.
  • VIP Partners A project for people with learning disability and autism spectrum disorder, encouraging them to speak up for themselves and others.

Find other resources to support you:

Examples from Practice

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