Tag: learning disabilities
Coming towards the end of a money awareness workshop, with my colleague Michaela, at Market Field School in Colchester I am approached by a member of the school staff who, I later learned, had especially come over to see me as she had heard that I had been talking about my youngest daughter Bettina. Bettina… Read More ›
Welcome to the September Leadership Pack 2018 This month, Damian Piper (Effective Challenge http://effectivechallenge.com ) has added to his series with ‘a moment to reflect – pressure on our shoulders.’ This is now my favourite post from Damian. I hope you enjoy reading it too. You don’t have to be an entrepreneur (someone with a big… Read More ›
Being #BettinaReady means taking ownership of being prepared without making it someone else’s priority/task. It is also quite reassuring to be ready on time and equipped and ready to roll.
In our family we each have a code of conduct, but we all work and support Bettina’s code of conduct.
Welcome to this month’s edition of the Leadership Pack. I am delivering a two day Project Management workshop in October which prompted me to write about how I use Project Management to manage my life. I used running as the subject for my project but the process, tools and techniques I use could be for… Read More ›
So this post is about ‘Influence’. I think it is perhaps one of the most important traits of leadership. When you have influence and when you influence others you know you are a leader.
Over the years we have nudged many professionals working with Bettina out of their comfort zones by persuading them to take risks and push Bettina’s knowledge and skills forward, on the basis that until we do this we will not know what she is capable of achieving.
One of the many lessons Bettina has taught me, that I strive to include in my life, is that no matter what has gone on in her world the day before, when she wakes up to Joyce’s knock on her bedroom door she is ready ‘to go again’
This post is about on being a Dad to Bettina and how it has helped me with my leadership skills and hopefully to become a better leader (and a better person).
With thanks to all those who have liked read our ‘Being Bettina’s Dad’ series on the blog and twitter.