So let’s focus on becoming successful, in whatever we are doing, rather than being successful. Success is not a destination but the journey we are on. The growth is in the struggle, the learning is in the endeavour. Let’s also remember that we set our own goals and determine our own success criteria.
I am proud to be a woman and I love the different facets of my identity. My relationships with other women make me the woman I am today. I consider myself very lucky to have so many strong, phenomenal women in my life looking out for me.
But how has my height shaped me as a leader?
We wanted to create a safe space to have courageous conversations about what matters.
Having a whistleblowing policy is part of the same armoury (and I choose that word carefully) that contains the complaints policy that says “we value complaints as it helps us to improve our practice.”
Self-empowerment becomes intuitive and instinctive when we listen to our gut.
I know myself, my values and my purpose. I know how to bring a vision to life, to build momentum, by leveraging my network. I know I am a positive role model in my passionate commitment to strategic action to serve others.
I hope that by sharing my story I can reassure you that it will be okay, you will rise again, like a phoenix.
The Issue: It is complex. Who owns the voice? The Conversation: Chiltern using their platform and their network. Modelling how to take responsibility and bring positive change. The Value: Black lives matter. We need to focus on Black lives mattering. The Context: We need to be comfortable having uncomfortable conversations. Representation of the collective experience by theContinue reading “BLM: Anti-racism a whole school approach”
For leaders, being an ally is a journey. Even the most inclusive leaders admit they have room to grow. The work never stops, yet it is your choice to start, to practice, and to be better every single day.