Top ten mindfulness tips for leaders

I wrote a post a while ago titled ‘Do superheroes cry‘ which contained deep within it some mindfulness tips for leaders.

Leadership is something which carries along with it management roles but sometimes leaders can forget about the effect their actions and decisions can have upon others.

Head teacher John Kendall hit the nail on the head with this yesterday and what great leaders do:

A strong leader knows his opinion & resolutely sticks to it! A stronger leader gathers opinions, consults, considers, and then decides.

— John Kendall (@RiscaCCS_Head) December 27, 2015

It resonates with this well known quote from Benjamin Franklin:

With that in mind then, here are my top ten tips for mindfulness for school leaders. Sure, there could be other things involved such as having a strong moral compass and other such guidelines for school leaders as outlined in my ten things everyone should know about great school leaders; but these are my thoughts on mindfulness.

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