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 […]

To Coach or Not to Coach – That is the Question!

Recently I sat across the table from the boss of a leader I was coaching. The three of us were having a lunch meeting and part of the agenda was for the coachee to share with her boss what she […]

Stuff, junk and…still to be sorted!

Over the past 3 weeks, we have disappeared into settling back into our home in Ontario. It has been a time of unpacking, sorting and trips to the recycling station, Value Village and various stores. I have been reflecting on […]