What I learned about leadership after 100 burpees

What I learned about leadership after 100 burpees

What type of leader are you? How would you rate your leadership skills? I’ve been working with leaders throughout the pandemic and what I’ve seen is a lot of perfectionism, unrealistic expectations and burnout.  I’ve worked with people who desperately want...
5 ways to get your time back

5 ways to get your time back

Overwhelmed, firefighting and a never-ending to-do list?  Procrastination, can’t think straight and no time to do the strategic stuff?  Sound familiar?  And isn’t it ironic that you THINK you don’t have the time to address the...
Is your team agile or fragile?

Is your team agile or fragile?

We know that collective resilience has been more than tested and one year on despite seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, more and more clients are telling me that their teams are on the edge. As organisations start to recover from the lost opportunities from...
Lessons in leadership from a virtual parents evening

Lessons in leadership from a virtual parents evening

What if I told you that the 10-minute window at your virtual parents evening was a mini-course in how to facilitate dynamic and meaningful and performance reviews?  How would you like to turn your micro meeting about phonics or GCSE option choices, into at least...
5 things to get working parents through lockdown V3.0

5 things to get working parents through lockdown V3.0

What a week! Schools are doing the hokey cokey. They’re in, they’re out, just waiting for orders to shake it all about. Everyone is back at home, needing a piece of you — the pressure to be everything to everyone and fulfil your professional obligations is...
How to make friends with uncertainty

How to make friends with uncertainty

Leadership is shouldering the responsibility for more than your own share of the load.  Leadership means others look to you to make decisions, to provide guidance, to inspire and to make the tough calls.  It’s a complicated and often heavy burden to...

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