Don’t ask that question

The other day I was talking with a colleague. She had been interviewing recently, knowing my work, she shared with me the applicant’s question near the end of their interview.…

Perception is powerful. Have you got it under control?

Leadership is defined as ‘a process of social influence which maximizes the efforts of others toward the achievement of a greater good’. Notice the key elements of this definition: Leadership stems from social influence, not…

So whose problem is it really?

“Leave it with me. I’ll deal with it.” And there it is. The fatal mistake. Plus you’ve done it in record time. Well done. The transfer was clean and effortless.…

Osmosis learning takes too long. It’s time to get more active.

As a Science teacher, I understand ‘osmosis’. It is an important concept taught not only as part of the science syllabus but also finds its way into Biology and Chemistry…

Determination – happens one step at a time.

I have always been determined. I remember as a teenager, I would take on some big jobs, like painting the old metal outdoor setting that had rusted and the paint…

Make the decision

This is my son. He is an outdoor recreation instructor. Rock climbing for most of us, is not easy. It requires concentration, skill, physical strength and agility. Most of all…

Start how you intend to continue

After returning from the break, however long or short it was for you, it’s amazing how your head space seems to be clearer and your outlook on the world seems…

Half Way There! Where is ‘there’?

Half way there! Where is ‘there’? The holidays are over, Semester 2 has started and that means we are now half way through the year. I so often hear the…

What is the most important thing to hold on to at this time of year?

We are now half way through the year, congratulations, and the term break feels like it’s only minutes away. This is a busy time of year in schools with mid-year…

Be Bold and Back Yourself

I was thinking, how could I give you some inspiration right now. It’s week 8 of a long 11-week term and you could be in the thick of reports, exams,…