Exceptional EA

Category: A Whole Life

To splash or not to splash into this new year?

… that was the question a couple of weeks ago 2023 will be what we make of it, and how we choose to focus our time, energy and attitude. A couple of weeks ago, I was rethinking my attitude to…

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Weekend Poll results: your professional development priorities in ’22

Maintaining focus amid challenging times In my recent Weekend Poll, I asked assistants about the extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted your professional development (PD) over the last year or so. We also took a look at development…

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Turning a corner in ’22

 This was the day before I ran into chilly winter waters … for a 10th consecutive year! I thought I’d spare you any photos of my actual 10th annual Polar Bear Swim on New Year’s Day 2022 – and, in…

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Weekend Poll: Your professional development amid a prolonged pandemic

Maintaining focus amid challenging times To paraphrase John Lennon, “Another COVID year over, a new one just begun”. How are you feeling about 2022? You may have seen memes half-jokingly reflecting a cautious approach (“Before I agree to 2022, I…

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