I had the pleasure of speaking at WonkHE and Adobe’s Educational Espresso at the end of May. The subject was “pedagogy and playfulness” and I confess to having a “I’m so not qualified to speak on this” imposter syndrome moment. Continue reading Playful leadership: 10 reasons to use play in leadership
Since arriving on The Corridor as a member of SLT, I spend a lot more time with people dressed in suits. Not just men, I hasten to add. For example, the other day, I realised the that I was the Continue reading To suit or not to suit?
I’ve started teaching my module on developing leadership and reflective practice again. It some ways it feels like a real luxury to be able to keep on teaching in my new role and in others an absolute necessity. When I Continue reading Developing leadership 2022
On January 1st this year I became Vice-President (Digital and Student Experience). Very exciting, very humbling and, if I am honest, rather daunting too! The first three working weeks in my new role though have been spent handing over my Continue reading What does a Vice-President Digital and Student Experience do?
I was asked to speak today at UCL’s educational leadership programme, which was a real honour. I was asked to think about what I had learnt as a leader during the pandemic (well we are probably still in the pandemic Continue reading November 10th
I blogged recently about Nancy Kline’s book Time to Think and what a profound impact this had made on me. I was so inspired by it that I wanted to try to create a thinking environment in the office. One Continue reading Trying out a Thinking Environment
Due to taking my coaching apprenticeship I have been reading a lot more non-fiction, work related books. One big advantage of the commute is that I can read for around 40 mins a day when I go in and always Continue reading Thinking about thinking environments
Just over two years ago, in those halcyon days when we used to go to conferences (remember those?), I gave a keynote at the APT conference on e-leadership: “Should leadership begin with an “e”?: what kind of leadership is needed Continue reading e-Leadership
I’ve recently started a coaching apprenticeship. It seemed like a slightly mad thing to do when I signed up – would I have the time?, I didn’t need any more “things” on my to do list, etc etc and then Continue reading Coaching and leadership
I’ve blogged a little a bit on here before about how I have been doing yoga every day for a while. Well, longer than a while, actually, on August 1st it will be two years. I can’t quite believe it Continue reading Yogic leadership