What The Bearded Lady Can Teach You About Courageous Leadership

There’s one reason I stayed quiet for so long. Fear. Even when I stood up to share my story I was afraid. Not of individuals. Of the system.  After I appeared on The Apprentice, a head took me on one side after I’d delivered literacy training in a school. ‘I can see...
How To Ditch Fear And Lead Like Olivia Pope

How To Ditch Fear And Lead Like Olivia Pope

Just over a year ago I stood in front of 300 teachers and decided to tell them the truth about themselves. It was no mean feat seeing as my default setting for my entire career had been lying. I started teaching feeling lucky to even have a job – which is...
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