Cornish Flowers – Niall Woodward I recently read an interview with James Taylor where he talked about ‘the precarity of our emotional lives’. Nearly twelve months into a global pandemic we’re all… Continue reading Navigating Moods and Emotions and the Peril of Positivity
Author: Helen Woodward
Five things I wish I’d known before I started leading a team (and five things that helped me!)
It was January and my new baby was four weeks old. I was besotted and so happy to be a mother of a beautiful baby boy. I’d started my MA… Continue reading Five things I wish I’d known before I started leading a team (and five things that helped me!)
Good Reads: The Heart Aroused by David Whyte
The Heart Aroused is a great read for anyone grappling with what it means to keep humanity in the daily experience of work; what David Whyte calls the ‘preservation of… Continue reading Good Reads: The Heart Aroused by David Whyte
Good Reads: The Art of Innovation
The Art of Innovation by Tom Kelley with Jonathan Littman. Jono Hey, Chief Product Officer at Zen Educate mentioned this book during a ‘Lunch and Learn’ for the team a… Continue reading Good Reads: The Art of Innovation
Five Books I Wish I’d Read Before Leading a Team
Successful leadership is about the impact we have on those around us, and the extent to which we enable those we lead to be the best possible version of themselves.… Continue reading Five Books I Wish I’d Read Before Leading a Team
Why global connections and overseas professional development matter
There’s a Chinese saying; ‘Because the fish are the last ones to know about the sea’. The writer alerts us to the complacent state we can all occupy. Once immersed… Continue reading Why global connections and overseas professional development matter
Strategic or scenario planning? Which do you need when?
Someone wise once said, ‘We can be certain of two things, you will die and you will pay taxes.’ Not quite everyone does the latter it seems, but I get… Continue reading Strategic or scenario planning? Which do you need when?