My Way or the Highway?

In a recent episode of the Design and Play podcast, Dean Pearman and Steve Brophy spoke about the importance of sticking to their core beliefs and values. This means moving on when conflicted. Although this stance is to be applauded, I was left wondering if it were a luxury to actually be able to move…

REVIEW: Any Given Team

Any Given Team documents Ray McLean’s journey from teacher, to air force instructor, to leadership consultant. Rather than provide an instruction manual, unpacking the art of leading a team step-by-step, McLean uses various stories to explain the origins and elaborations associated with Leading Teams. Besides being a more compelling means of capturing the full picture,…

What Could Your Leader Do?

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license While taking the reigns of the #edutweetoz rotation curation recently, Paul Browning put out the question: Q5. Leadership matters. What could your leader do to support your professional growth? #WhyITeach — Paul (@EduTweetOz) August 27, 2015 Although I engaged in some discussion at…

Half Time

flickr photo shared by nickyveitch under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license Inspired by Jon Andrews’ recent post, here is a short story of my own. A meandering on data, leadership and growth. It was the big day, but something wasn’t right. As Alen came into the huddle at half time, the tone worried him.…