We were ready

2020 has been one heck of a year. Before the protests there was a pandemic. In fact, there still is a pandemic. But if you go back to February 2020 in your mind’s eye, when COVID-19 cases were starting to exponentially increase outside of China, education was...
3:1 Ratio

3:1 Ratio

Years ago we read The Happiness Advantage in the mastermind. (Nick if you’re reading I know that was your favorite book ?) The author shares that the magic ratio for positive-to-negative interactions is 3:1. Meaning, a leader needs to have three positive...

Helpful templates

Loads of pigeons congregate near my flat in Glasgow. If I were to run toward them they would take flight, each in a different direction. Their goal is simple – survival. When a crisis hits people respond in different ways and that can be a problem. Emotions are high...

A gift for your staff

Many educators are raising their hands because they are drowning and putting in much longer hours than usual. That might be due to learning the new tools of school in a remote space, but it also might be because of a lack of priorities. Batching tasks (or...