Excuse me… Stop and listen

Take a moment to think back to when you were at school. In primary school I remember being obsessed with transformers, The Spice Girls and what my friends though of me. I was a slightly overweight, pasty and short student who cared deeply about the opinions of the ‘popular children’ and who always strived to […]
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April 28, 2017  /   Posted in Uncategorized

An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day from Harvard Business Review

This article by Peter Bregman first appeared here in the Harvard Business Review. I hope that you enjoy it. Yesterday started with the best of intentions. I walked into my office in the morning with a vague sense of what I wanted to accomplish. Then I sat down, turned on my computer, and checked my email. Two […]
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April 26, 2017  /   Posted in Organisation

Why I got rid of my desk.

At the beginning of each term, or at the end of the last (depending on how organised you are), our classrooms get a little makeover. Newly covered walls, exciting displays and a revamped book corner add a little life to our spaces. This term, however, I have decided to do a little simplifying, a little […]
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April 20, 2017  /   Posted in Uncategorized
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