Lana Gilbert gives 4 quick tips on how to stop procrastinating in your working day so that you can actually achieve something – 4 Ways To Get Things Done. A “working smart, not hard” approach that’s definitely worth reading.
In 1987, Sue Lawley chose an ironing board as her luxury item on Desert Island Discs. Let me be clear. I like Sue Lawley’s work. But, I’ve never understood her choice here. The thought of ironing, even on an idyllic island, fills me with dread. I can always find much better ways to spend my… Read More Casting away . . .
“A boy is Truth with dirt on its face, Beauty with a cut on its finger, Wisdom with bubble gum in its hair, and the Hope of the future with a frog in its pocket.” (Alan Beck) And the context? An indulgent post – do forgive me – the day after the birth of my… Read More Boy, oh boy . . .
A poem about leadership if ever I’ve read one. Well, maybe not “get parents involved” but I can’t find myself discounting the rest. Great Teachers… Awaken hearts and minds Believe in dreams Challenge you to soar Dare to care Enlighten and empower Foster love and laughter Get parents involved Help you do for yourself Invite… Read More Isn’t this great . . .
Here’s a marvellous article from an unexpected source. Wonderful! 12 steps to becoming a great leader (Girlguiding, March 2017)
Janice Haddon considers how we can prepare ourselves for something new – How to know if it’s time for a new challenge. How will you know when you’re ready? What are your transferable skills? “Contentment could be just around the corner, you just need to take the first step along its path.” It’s worth a… Read More Are you ready?
Oh, I do love Adrian Furnham: “Creativity and the Importance of the Incubation Period” (July 2016)
“Coaching isn’t a process . . . it’s about relationships.” (David Clutterbuck, November 2017) Exactly! I love these words so much that I’m re-shaping how I write about coaching. It’s good to be challenged, isn’t it?
“What’s the conversation you need to have?” A good, short, article by Amanda Barber (October 2017) with a little bit of self-coaching included. Love it!