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Boris and Me

Last week I was offered an amazing opportunity... In the UK there is a General Election coming up. As usual, the papers, the television and social media are filled with politicians, telling us to vote for them. And it’s a great chance in the pre-election frenzy for members of the public to have access to …

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We’ve been nominated for a BAFTA…

As well as teaching about being a Nice Boss, I am a Nice Boss...I own this business: Beeston Nursery, and last year we filmed a prestigious TV programme with Channel 4, “Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds”.You can watch the replays here (we were in Series 2): https://www.channel4.com/programmes/old-peoples-home-for-4-year-olds/on-demand/67301-001The programme was amazing, and has been very …

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Beyonce is a Nice Boss and can be in my gang…

Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” is on netflix. Have you watched it?  I did, and yes the costumes, the choreography, the music were all mindblowingly awesome... but what really struck me was Beyoncé’s leadership of the crew. And by crew, I don’t just mean the hundred-odd dancers, singers on stage with her. I mean all the backstage crew too. …

How do you deal with poor performance as a Nice Boss?

I was talking to a business owner recently. Let’s call her Emma. Emma is lovely, clever, well educated, passionate about her industry, and has successfully founded a thriving business. But she feels miserable 😔 Emma feels that she is being walked all over by her team. An example: she told me about a team member, …

UK Nursery Owners: Summary of Government Support 22nd March 2020

***UK ONLY*** There is a lot of confusion and worry out there at the moment. This post is specifically for Nursery Owners. It is your duty as a Nice Boss to stay informed and to make informed decisions. It is really difficult, and it changes, day by day, hour by hour. ‼️DO NOT RELY ONLY …

That’s Blockbusters!!!

Or that time I was on the telly... I received a message on my facebook page today... “Strange question, but were you ever on Blockbusters?” She was obviously feeling confused when she was watching Channel 5 and my face popped up... So let me explain... Back in 1997 I was a student teacher in Leeds, …

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