Category: Leadership

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CollectivED – snippets

With a hours window in my coaching schedule today, I was re-reading Issue 7 of CollectivED. CollectivED is a network of teachers and other professionals, who share an interest in mentoring and coaching as well as other professional development activities… “with learning conversations at their heart,” based at Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett…
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19 Mar ’19 0

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

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

Know thy self

Originally I titled this post “Job application – know thy self’ was a mistake. True, it is particularly important to know your own strengths and areas for development when seeking a post, it is no less important when you are in post. Hence, I have corrected the title. Simply, knowing who you are is important,…
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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