balanced life

36 suggestions to transform the teaching profession!

Business Coaching, Education, leadership, mental health, motivation, staff wellbeing, teaching, team building

These 36 suggestions have come out of lots of years working in and with schools. The teaching profession is haemorrhaging teachers at an unprecedented rate: 20% plan to leave in the next two years, 40% in the next five years! Lots…

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Getting out of the Cave – part 1

Business Coaching, Education, leadership, Life Coaching, Life Skills, motivation, team building

Or  Why everything you thought you knew is wrong! The ancient philosopher Plato suggested that people everywhere live most of their lives like prisoners trapped in a cave. The prisoners are confined in their viewpoint and can only see shadows…

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Not paying attention to staff wellbeing could cost you a fortune!

Business Coaching

Poor mental health in the workplace costs UK businesses over £8 billion per year. That’s not just because 12.7% of all sickness days are due to mental health problems, but also because when your staff are below par, they are…

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How I came back from the brink of a breakdown and started a new venture.

Business Coaching, Life Coaching

About a year and a half ago I came to the brink.  I’m a very active, go-at-the-job-full-pelt sort of person.  I’m rarely, if ever, idle.  I’ve been in education and leadership for twenty years and always prided myself on managing…

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