My long suffering wife has spent half the evenings of our married life sat downstairs alone whilst I have been beavering away on work things. I can never take that time back: I can only look to reset my home/work balance so I have time for the family (my greatest passion in life) and time to do my work well which contributes to giving me purpose in life. Continue reading
People are increasingly talking about a home/work instead of a work/life balance. Work is part of my life but has too often intruded into the home part. I struggle to leave the worry at work and can be slightly obsessed with answering emails. Twitter isn’t really part of my work but is another distraction that means my phone is never far from my side. I’m my own worst enemy. Continue reading
Along with many other school leaders at least part of September is spent making sure the school’s website is compliant with the School Information Regulations (2012). Endless reports and policies some statutory but others written to lay at the altar of school accountability and bureaucracy.