In case of emergency fit your oxygen mask first before assisting others

If you manage, own or run a nursery, pre-school or other type of Early Years Setting, I can tell you three things about you: You love children – they make your heart warm and fuzzy, you love the sound of their laughter, you can tell at 50 paces if they need the bathroom, you know …

My first Webinar: How to get your team doing what you want them to do in 5 easy steps.

I’m feeling very excited… Tonight I am running the prototype of my very first Webinar! Way back in the early days of the Internet, I was a bit of a geek. Actually, I’ve probably been a bit of a geek for longer than that… I’ve just remembered I used to go to ┬áComputer Club at …

From Faffing Around to Getting Stuff Done

We all know that feeling when there is just so much stuff. There are days when all the best organised plans just don’t work. Picture the scene. I am in the office in my nursery with my Deputy Managers. It’s Monday at 10:30 – our senior meeting. We do this every week. It’s important time …

Procrastination: where focus goes, energy flows

I have been thinking for a while now about blogging, but have had the usual worries – do I have anything to say, would anybody want to read it, how will I find the time… I am a Master Procrastinator. When I was an undergraduate, way back when Tony Blair was our new hope, and …