Entries by Stacey Wallace

Connecting across silos

The silo effect   In 2020, most of us have had at least some experience of remote working. As our days have become organised around video meetings, it has uncovered the problematic structure of our

Rethinking leadership

Conventionally, we tend to think of leaders as those who are in positions of formal authority – and that leadership is a quality that is ‘possessed’ by these individuals. The association of leadership with the

Recognising our strengths

In schools, we know the importance of building students’ academic confidence – we provide positive feedback and acknowledge their achievements. The recognition of their emerging mastery is critical – when students feel a sense that

Leading through uncertainty

In times of disruption, leaders can help us focus on what matters most. Even the best laid plans… Conventional models of leadership tend to emphasise the importance of ‘vision’ – the leader looks ahead, sets

Make Every Conversation Count

Improving the quality of your conversations can be the key to transformation. Talk, talk, talk How much of your day is spent in conversation? If you’re lucky enough to work in a service profession like