How to Design Think Your Leadership

Design thinking enables rapid innovation processes to investigate needs for users and design solutions to meet these needs. This human-centred methodology can also be used by leaders to intentionally shape their practice and refine it. Have you intentionally designed your leadership approach? Follow these five stages to see if there are any areas for refinement or development.

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Leadership Learning – Podcast list to get you started

In October last year I set out to learn from podcasts.. I started with a couple of shows, added a few more, unsubscribed, added a few more again, and now have a selection I regularly listen to throughout the week. If you are considering listening to podcasts as a form of learning, either about leadership, personal development or other topic of interest, here is my current show list and why I listen to them.

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The What and How of Why

When we ask why, it is because we are trying to make sense of our contexts, our situation, of someone else’s behaviour. Sometimes, asking Why, when the answer is difficult to find, can disempower us in taking action and progressing with our work, personal lives and our relationships. But why?

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How to Experiment on Yourself, Safely

Cold showers and self-experiments – how having one can be a pathway to testing ideas for self-development. Use these approaches to approach your own self-experimentation in a safe and effective way to maximise learning.

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Reflections on Educational Leadership – ACEL 2017

Educational leadership is critical to help systems across Australia meet the challenges faced by our current and future citizens. It is not merely the efforts of helping teachers be the best they can be in their craft, but it is the manner in which leaders interact with all across the organisation that helps sustain change efforts, ultimately helping to lift student outcomes. This is a summary of themes shared at the 2017 ACEL Conference – Respect the Past, Lead the Present, Shape the Future.

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