We Need More Glorious, Messy Leaders

We Need More Glorious, Messy Leaders

Thrill of the week for me was when one of my favourite leadership teachers responded to me on Twitter. Yep, for just a few minutes at least, Jerry Colonna knew I existed and made time to interact with me. What a grown-up fangirl moment! Like all good teachers, he used...
What if you began with ‘Tell Me…’?

What if you began with ‘Tell Me…’?

When I was a newbie DP I would often tip toe into the principal’s office with a question or to run a situation by my boss and ask for his advice. I really did tip-toe in, the hesitation I felt as a result of the stories I had in my head about how ‘I should know this...
Get outta Stress-ville!

Get outta Stress-ville!

I got on the road during peak hour this morning, it was busy as hell, cold, wet and grey.  Pretty quickly my stress levels began to rise. As I sat waiting to enter the freeway I was taken back to the final year of my previous career: sitting on this exact bridge,...
Happiness comes from keeping it real

Happiness comes from keeping it real

It might seem odd to begin a piece on happiness with a list of some of my recent ‘failures’, but I do have a reason… Did you read my blog about the benefits of having a morning self-care routine? Two days after that was published I stopped my own morning routine. And...

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