We all carry pictures in our minds of what we think great leaders look like. But how far do our actions reflect ‘what works’ or are we just winging it day by day? Perhaps you imagine a good leader as a firm but fair person, bestriding the corridors, or a new broom with a hundred […]Read More Effective modern leadership
Welcome to Newbie. Population: Me. I am 15 days into my new role as Deputy Principal, having been in other education roles for a decade. A DP role alone is a big step, but after years of being employed as a professional facilitator, it feels even bigger. It’s a weird spot to be in – […]Read More Five starters for a new Deputy Principal
Am becoming aware that blogging takes time, and time ain’t something that I have a lot of of (what a fabulously badly constructed sentence). Not so much time-poor as lying prone on the steps of the Time’s alms-house with begging bowl slipping from exhausted fingers….and that ol’ winged chariot shot by me in a cloud […]Read More An insatiable public clamours for more….
Never has a decision been so tough. Clearly the name of one’s blog must say so much in so few words. Get it right and it will slip into the mind and wriggle in like a tick, something to recommend to others and recall at a moment’s notice. Get it wrong and, presumably, reader-less and […]Read More Foothills of the blogosphere…