Author: Kristian Still

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Make meetings great

Gayle Allen continues to serve up some of the best leadership professional development I consume. If you attend meetings, lead meetings or consider yourself a victim of weak meetings, listen to this Curious Minds interview with @stevenrogelberg – Professor of Organizational Science, Management, and Psychology at the University of North Carolina or share this post…
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17 Mar ’19 0

Do teachers know thy impact

Yesterday I wrote about aspiring senior leaders knowing / finding out about their impact, it stems from my coaching relationship with three such aspiring leaders (Job applications – who are you?). In turn, I have been considering thy impact as coach? I then re-read Chris Moyse’s very promising Growing great teachers post and policy documents,…
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16 Mar ’19 2

Coach – non-judgemental (and non-directive)

After spending some time considering intention and attention, I encountered a new attention dilemma, a recent coaching session. I anticipate that, in building up my coaching experience, I will encounter numerous new dilemmas. In this instance, considering the position of being non-judgemental. As well as seeking a non-judgemental position, at the Master Certified Coach level,…
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15 Mar ’19 0

Job applications – know thy self

Are you looking to take a first step into teaching, or that next step in your teaching career? Any career for that matter? I can assure you, that almost all recruitment processes will expected you to know who you are; your strengths and your areas for development and your outlook or philosophy for the industry…
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15 Mar ’19 0

Deeper, cleaner, leader, learner, coach

First I wrote about my introduction to Clean Language, – Deeper, cleaner, leader and then some early reflections of employing Clean Language as a novice coach Deeper, cleaner, leader, coach. Now I am back to thinking, as a pastoral leader and learner, hence deeper, cleaner, leader, learner, coach. Clean for education Clean Language and Clean…
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12 Mar ’19 0

Intention and Attention

Coaching and mentoring accreditation explores the interaction, differences and similarities of the two conversations. Reviewing the relationship with an educational lens, I came to the unstable conclusion that rather than focus on what made coaching different to mentoring, that it may in fact be more useful to focus on how they were in fact similar.…
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11 Mar ’19 0