Are you a spark finder or the fire spark? My father used to say, “you can’t always believe what you read.” When it came to reading literature on inspiring leadership as a developing leader, I often believed what I read. One thing that stuck in my head when reading a [...]
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People often ask me, 'What is passion?' and 'What's its connection to inspiration?' When discussing inspiration, terms such as passion, enthusiasm, creativity and motivation, arise consistently. Often these terms are used in conjunction with, or instead of, the term inspiration. Many blogs, articles and books identify passion as a strong feature [...]
A workshop I ran on Resilient Leadership required me to review the organisation’s staff satisfaction data and interview members of the Institute Leadership Team as preparation. Data revealed a clear message ... people felt that there were heavy workloads, increased demands, lots of administrivia to be completed with reduced staff [...]
Latte of Leadership Inspiring others means doing things differently and moving out of your comfort zone. The pop up learning experience provides you with the opportunity to move out of your comfort zone and connect with peers about leading to inspire others in the surrounds of a Brisbane company that [...]
Discussions with principals across Australia about inspiring leadership in education have proven insightful and exhilarating. Although in the tedious stage of typing out the interviews, approximately 50000 words and counting … I think i'll be a touch typist soon …, it has provided the opportunity to reflect on responses and [...]
Book Review John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States of America, considered that inspiring others epitomised leadership. He said: ‘If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.’ The key tenet of this book by Duke Coporate [...]
Although the phrase, 'always look on the bright side' conjures up images of Monty Python, Tali Sharot suggests our brains are wired to do just that. In this TED Talk, Tali shares new research about how people are generally biased toward being optimistic. She explores how it's statistically not possible [...]
It often amazes me how conversations about inspiring leadership in education get the synapses firing and the passion flowing. A recent conversation with Norm, President of the Australian Primary Principals Association did just that ... and beyond ... a research project was born! It all started with a statement from [...]
When we received government funding to implement a Continuous Professional Learning project, were confronted with the enthusiasm of innovation meets reality of practice dilemma. Initially, lots of research, discussion and reflection enthused us because of the possibilities and opportunities that abounded. The project proposal distilled our enthusiasm into innovative concepts [...]
I was going to type some reflections about educational leadership following conversations with amazing educational leaders. My words found it difficult to gel, so I created this video to share their inspirational quotes! These reflections from inspiring leaders come from interviews I have conducted to explore the phenomenon of inspiration [...]