Perceptions of Performance

Introduction This week has converged for me around conversations about performance. On Sunday, I was involved in an after action review of my crew’s performance on a fireground. On Monday and Wednesday, I continued my critical friend conversations with colleagues at the University of Canberra about performance review and preview … and the ownership of … Continue reading Perceptions of Performance

Being a Coach

Introduction This morning, I received a link to an article in The Atlantic. It was written by Chris Koentges and was published earlier this year (19 February). It is a fascinating account of coaching. The focus is Urpo Ylönen (Upi), a Finnish ice hockey goaltending coach. Game Understanding Urpo is seventy-one years old. Chris discusses … Continue reading Being a Coach

One of those days: fireworks

Today has been one of those days. An early morning link shared by John Kessel sent me off thinking. When this happens the day becomes timeless. It is a fireworks in the head time. Ironically, the video link John shared was about fireworks. 3 minutes 11 seconds of help to think about caring, teaching and … Continue reading One of those days: fireworks