A range of videos that you could use for discussion in your leadership team. Click on the blue triangles to view them (YouTube access required).
“Many organisations fall into the trap of finding more and more efficient ways to do ineffective things – something I refer to as ‘paving the cattle track’.
In this short video post, I examine how to avoid this common pitfall by clarifying the things that need a fundamental re-thinkrather than a superficial re-tread.”
John Hattie, Professor of Education and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, shares his thoughts on what great schools do.
Workers stuck on an escalator – they are so bound by rules that they can’t act independently.
How good a listener are you?
Two men discuss optimism at the loneliest bar in the world.
As a leader, you need to stay positive. That’s not always easy.
If you’ve learned a lot about leadership and making a movement, then let’s watch a movement happen, start to finish, in under 3 minutes, and dissect some lessons.
is about engaging people and includes four simple, interconnected practices:
Be There: When people need you, they need all of you. Setting aside distractions and judgments to be fully present is a sign of respect. It improves communication and strengthens relationships.
Play: You can be serious about your work without taking yourself so seriously. Play is a mindset more than a specific activity. It allows you to throw yourself with enthusiasm and creativity into whatever you are doing, in a way that is natural, not forced. “Playing” with ideas helps you find solutions to everyday challenges.
Make Their Day: Simple gestures of thoughtfulness, thanks and recognition make people feel appreciated and valued. When you make someone else feel good, you feel good too.
Choose Your Attitude: To actually choose how you respond to life, not just react, you must be intentional. When you get up, decide who you want to “be” today. Moment-to-moment awareness is key. Ask yourself throughout the day, “What is my attitude right now? Is it helping the people who depend on me? Is it helping me to be most effective?”