Tag: learning disabilities
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.
My life is not all about work (despite what some people might think) it is also about Castles, Magic, Dragons, Fantastic Beasts, slapstick comedy, love, romance, Pirates and Sinbad and happy endings. It’s also about surprises, fun and laughter.
In the late 1980s, Autism was not as well known or shared as it is today. When it came to explaining the condition Bettina was coping with to family and friends, we often resorted to asking if they had seen ‘Rain Man’, a ground breaking film at the time with Dustin Hoffman.