New beginnings, part two (beginners mind)

“Be willing to be a beginner, every single morning.” Meister Eckhart In addition to the new beginnings that emerge in September I spoke about in my last post, I have also found value in the idea of starting fresh each […]

September on wooden deck surrounding by leaves

New beginnings, part one (September)

I used to think that September marked a new beginning for only educators, students and others in the education world. But now I see that for many organizations, teams and leaders, there is something about September that has us all […]

Leading Educational Complexity in the midst of a Pandemic.

“Leadership is often the after thought of Educational Change” – Andy Hargreaves   As we emerge from Covid-19 (she says hopefully), the role of educational leaders continues to be complex. That most of us are still standing, is miraculous; that […]

Leading From the Inside Out

Building a coach-like culture in policing. As featured in the winter edition of H.Q magazine. “Culture is made from language and behaviours… If we can embed coaching conversations into our culture, we will have a major lever for profound culture […]

Which sunset is more beautiful?

These sunset photos were taken on different nights from our hotel balcony at Kaanapali Beach, Maui. What I noticed was that when there are dark clouds, the sunset is much more spectacular. What I wondered was, whether this is a […]