Articles from Chris Thomson

Sharing Good Practice: Really??

Here’s a couple of questions for you:

I think the Chief Exec could be the problem

I was reminded the other day of something of a tiny incident I once witnessed in the College courtyard.

A couple of thoughts on the science and art of leadership

Wouldn’t it be great if we discovered there were laws of leadership just like the laws of physics?  If there were, we wouldn’t lose time pondering a myriad specific, irrelevant details. We’d perceive the fundamental structure of the issue at once and know right away what to do.

What prevents college principals from achieving educational provision of the highest quality?

How to put out fires with… strategy  What prevents college principals from achieving educational provision of the highest quality? This doesn’t have to be a question you idly wonder about like the possibility of extra-terrestrial life. You can actually ask, and I did.

No college needs a scary boss: Purpose, not personality, is the key to success

When I was contemplating applying to become a college principal I was haunted by the kind of person I thought I needed to be: “Strong-willed, quick-tempered, irritable, irascible, impatient, goal-orientated”.

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