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The importance of listening

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“There is as much wisdom in listening as there is in speaking – and that goes for all relationships, not just romantic ones.” – Daniel Dae Kim I’ve been reflecting a lot on listening recently. I haven’t been the best at it but I’m trying to get better. The Greek…

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Stop! Don’t press send!

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Email is great. I love it. Such a quick, efficient and immediate means of communication. Many of us use it and for good reason. Whenever I have a corridor conversation with a colleague I always make sure that I follow it up with an immediate email to summarise the conversation…

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Empathy in school leadership

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Originally written for the Show My Homework blog, this post examines the different ways you can show empathy as a school leader. I hope you find it on point and useful. Empathy: (noun) the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Life can be pretty sucky. It’s true….

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Top ten mindfulness tips for leaders

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I wrote a post a while ago titled ‘Do superheroes cry‘ which contained deep within it some mindfulness tips for leaders. Leadership is something which carries along with it management roles but sometimes leaders can forget about the effect their actions and decisions can have upon others. Head teacher John…

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