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How dam rude: whispering in the workplace

August 07 2019
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Two of your colleagues are just metres away and engaged in an intense bout of whispering, occasionally glancing at you and giggling before quickly...

Change fatigue can be cured

August 07 2019
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You need to lead a significant change program at your school and are already bracing for the resistant rants of some of your colleagues.

Let's get emotional about school leaders

August 07 2019
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When teachers, students and parents reflect on their most admired school leader, what do you think springs to mind?

School leaders deserve the support of the business community

August 07 2019
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There is a type of leader who has accountability for a budget that is often measured in the millions of dollars, responsibility for dozens of...

School leaders beware: Sacrificing self care harms

July 17 2019
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A dangerous and flawed perception is doing the rounds of many schoolyards and it is one that is escalating – and rarely challenged.  

Change fatigue can be cured

July 02 2019
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You need to lead a significant change program at your school and are already bracing for the resistant rants of some of your colleagues.

Rules, rules and more rules. How too many unnecessary rules kills engagement

June 24 2019
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Have you got a job that has you so committed you jump out of bed faster than a runaway train for the daily commute to the office?

Feeling like a fraud?

June 24 2019
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The room erupts in explosive applause. Conference delegates give you warm smiles and thumbs-up as you step off the podium. Others move towards you...

The customer is always right is awfully wrong

June 24 2019
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If you have ever worked in a customer-facing role, how many times have you had to grit your teeth, take a deep breath and silently repeat to...

So you're a school leader? What are your blind spots?

June 24 2019
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If you ever learnt to drive a motor vehicle, you’ll vividly recall the driving instructor banging on about what were termed ‘blind’ spots’.