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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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Weekend Poll: Are you getting enough sleep?

Resuming an annual tradition Each year since 2016, I’ve asked readers whether you’re getting enough sleep. Last year was an exception and so, as we resume this annual look at sleep patterns, I’ll be tracking and reporting back to you…

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