10 ways leaders can minimise conflict

17th January 2020

Interaction is part of life. Diversity of personality is great for progressive development, but is also a point of regression. Effective decisions are the optimal result of people with different approaches. At the same time, [read more]

10 ways to spark great ideas

4th December 2019

Making it easier to come up with great ideas and then turn them into a reality should be a critical focus for any organisation looking to innovate. The question is, of course, how. These ten [read more]

Handling team absences

27th November 2019

Employees may need time off for a variety of reasons, from short-term sickness to long-term or chronic illness. With school management teams tending to be quite tight-knit, an absence can prove challenging As many absences [read more]

The top employee retention strategies

25th November 2019

How do you win the employee retention battle? How do you keep from losing your employees in this kind of job market? CREDIT: This is an edited version of an article which originally appeared on [read more]

Is your team big enough?

20th November 2019

Who does your team, at school, consist of? Is it enough for the size of the school? A  recent Twitter thread revealed the truth… SBMs are so often under pressure, and juggling many different tasks, [read more]

Five habits to adopt to become a great leader

11th November 2019

Some believe great leaders are born, and some believe they are made. Wherever you stand in that great debate, Christabel Khumalo believes that these five habits will work for all types of leaders CREDIT: This is an edited [read more]

Shared vision

22nd October 2019

In the third instalment of his Driving School Improvement series, Stephen Mitchell, chief operating officer at the Spencer Academies Trust in Nottingham, looks at shared vision – the second aspect of the ‘learning organisation model’ [read more]

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