Mike Beckett has a heart ♡ for people putting them and their experience at the centre of what he does. Mike wants to connect with individual persons who can help him add value to the lives of the public as both an entrepreneur and politician. Mike is passionate for pragmatic ways to innovate and improve outcomes for society and has a driving work ethic to achieve excellence.
Mike lives in ⌘ Yorkshire with his wife, cat and dog and likes politics, with an abiding interest in the Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom, as an internationalist he is also follows the EU and ALDE, the UN and the international community. I particularly like Mennonite and also Moravian, Anabaptist, Orthodox and Celtic expressions of Christianity. A proponent of subsidiarity, Local Exchange Trading Systems, Credit Unions, mutually owned cooperatives, rights with responsibility, personal & corporate ethics and caring for business in general as productivity and trade can help bring economic stability and foster peace. Mike is active in the voluntary and community sector as he likes to contribute to Civil Society making our Big Society better for everyone.
Mike has worked as a cross sector leader with a portfolio career, for example in the (NHS) National Health Service, as a homeless shelter manager, a (CAB) Citizens Advice Bureau manager, the Executive Director and Company Secretary of a local Mind charitable company. At University of London, Goldsmith College he read Politics with Economics.
Mike is a progressive cooperator with a belief in the need to engage with all people involved in Community Politics, Social Policy, Ethics, Business and Commerce, Economics, Governance and Public Affairs. Mike believes corporate governance is essential, with monitoring through internal audit procedures, supervision and total quality management systems.
Michael Beckett has twice stood for Parliament. Mike trained with the Institute of Directors (IoD) and in December 2011 achieved the Diploma in Company Direction, having earlier that year received a Distinction in the Certificate in Company Direction. Mike is committed to continuing professional development and implementing ethical decisions.
Some suggestions for circles you could put Mike in:
- Professional Directors.
- Startup lovers.
- Small and Medium size Businessmen.
- Community organiser.
- Yorkshire folk.
- Liberal Democrats (LibDems).
- Social media enthusiast.
- Pragmatic Futurist. ∞ Peakist
- Alternative and 80s music fans. ♪♬
- Blogger (Business, Community & Politics). ✎
- Current affairs enthusiasts.
- Intrapreneurs and Entrepreneurs.
- Friends of entrepreneurs.
- Public affairs aficionados.☼
- Social policy wonks.
- Economics experts.
- Political news curators.
- Charter 88 signatory.
- Instigators of change.
- Chasers of extraordinary opportunities.
- Friendly people.
- British Anglophile.
- Science Fiction fans.
- Social Science research.
- Lifelong learning.
- Spirituality and faith.
- Proponent of ecumenism and tolerance
- Amateur Knitlete.
- Arts and Crafts movement.
- Ailurophile & Canophilist (likes cats & dogs).
- Dyslexic and writer in the third person.
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The Legal bit:
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Disclosure: I am a #FormerVictim, a survivor and now an achiever.
I am a former victim of abuse.
It got better for me.
It will get better for you.
Help is available.
Sources of information in the UK:
If you are experiencing abuse, or have been abused and need help, search for #formervictim for more information from participants in your region. Talk to professionals that you *trust*. Be wary of anyone offering help by meeting up. There are people who will understand what you're going through, even if you can't believe its possible.