Saturday, 25 March 2017

BE PART OF THE SOLUTION!

Working with another group of young people in Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield this week reaffirmed my belief in people; their energy, passion, enthusiasm and commitment. It also made me realise how destructive the current accountability system is and the desperate need to develop learning leadership, beautiful systems and intelligent accountability as the drivers for change across the country.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

TEAMWORK MATTERS!

"Team work is the ability to work together with others towards a common vision. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."

Monday, 20 March 2017

COMMUNICATION MATTERS!

At the heart of any success is communication... our ability to tell our stories, to share our memories and to connect with other people.

Sunday, 19 March 2017

THIS SUNDAY, SEND FLOWERS TO THOSE YOU LOVE AND CARE ABOUT!

"To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower.
Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour."
William Blake

Friday, 17 March 2017

RESPONSIBILITY MATTERS!

I always think it's interesting that so many people think that well-being is first and foremost a health issue to be dealt with by health professionals! Having spent so much of my time lately in hospitals it is clear that we all need to take responsibility for our own well being. Reading the research it is clear that there are five things we can all do to enhance our own well-being... so take responsibility and connect with these five ways to improve your well-being.

'BETTER LEARNERS, BETTER WORKERS' MADE IN BARNSLEY' WINS AN AWARD!

 

Thursday, 16 March 2017

RESILIENCE MATTERS!

I have been struggling with family illness and the challenges elderly care brings to us all and Martin Seligman, Carol Dweck and Alison Duckworth all stress that resilience is a key aspect of successfully managing the challenges life throws at us.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

CREATIVITY MATTERS!

We know that creativity is an important foundation for learning, productivity, and success. 
Here are five reasons why.... 

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

CHARACTER MATTERS!

I was re-reading Paul Tough's book 'How Children Succeed'. In this great read he highlights the qualities most likely to ensure a better job, a better degree and a better and more fulfilling life... grit, curiosity and character.