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Schools in for summer at the Boarding Exeat Café.

Are you ready to order some clari- tea with a slice of life?

Simply Boarding Exeat CafeIt is time for a boarding brew like no other. Enjoy our menu of special- tea blogs to inspire you in a boarding world.

Isn't it time to infuse your daily life with passion, purpose and personal development ? Your success starts here, let's get brewing!

A Sunday thought - what can we learn from our boarders DOE expedition?

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Where is your compass pointing today ? This term lots of our boarders will have been completing their Duke of Edinburgh Award. Working in China has meant that the students here have completed their final expedition on the Great Wall – what an... Read More

It is time to end our ' stop and collapse syndrome' boarding professional

It is time to end our ' stop and collapse syndrome' boarding professional

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Your time off has finally arrived and you can forget about work for one or two days, put your feet up and feel great. Or can you? According to new research a growing number of people are plagued by a new illness that means they can't enjoy their weekend -... Read More

Are you ready for a clock fast ?

Friday, February 1, 2019

In our busy world of boarding  education sometimes time flies by. But on your next time off ( day or weekend) - try this trick... Read More

What can learn about rebuilding trust from the wizard of oz ?

What can learn about rebuilding trust from the wizard of oz ?

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

f you click your red heels, it would be nice if trust could be restored again in a relationship! But, we can learn alot about rebuilding trust in our key boarding relationships from the lion, tin man and scarecrow. You will never view the movie in the same... Read More

Friday fun : complete this sentence

Friday fun : complete this sentence

Friday, January 25, 2019

I  thought today we would do something differently ... I have a sentence for you  - would you be a superhero ? When I was at Toastmasters event, we had a theme evening where you all had to think about if there was no limits what fun job would you... Read More

Building trust - it is all about the equation.

Building trust - it is all about the equation.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Maths phobics - look away now !!! I have combined maths and trust ( some may say an odd combination!) ...it's time to look at the TRUST EQUATION from Maister. In his book, The Trusted Advisor, Maister looks at the idea of a trust equation that can... Read More

A Sunday thought - lie back and think of boarding :)

A Sunday thought - lie back and think of boarding :)

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Okay guys, I have changed one word…. but I am sure you get the meaning? At the end of a duty day when lots of things have gone on, we need time to absorb information and events. Check out my top 10 tips to get to sleep with ease. With... Read More

So, have you performed a random act of kindness today?

So, have you performed a random act of kindness today?

Friday, January 18, 2019

It is possible that by the time you are reading this post you have changed someone’s day in your boarding community without even realising it. Perhaps you gave a welcoming smile to a nervous interview candidate, boarder or a new parent of a... Read More

What is low trust costing your boarding community?

What is low trust costing your boarding community?

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Trust ... and lack of it has an emotional cost to all parts of a boarding community. As the boardingologist writes, it is time to look at ways in which low trust can be minimised so that we can all achieve our potential. I start with a quote that says... Read More

When you are writing your life story - dont let anyone else hold the pen

Friday, January 11, 2019

Everyone has a story to tell. A unique story that defines who you are and how your move forward but .... Who is holding the pen ? Is it YOU or YOUR EMOTIONS ? Every day in a boarding world the conversations that we have with other people can move you... Read More

What are the two words that mean alot?

What are the two words that mean alot?

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Two words, different meanings but depending on what has or is going on in your journey of life they become decision makers to people- it could be  ‘next year’, ‘tes jobs’, ‘thank you’ or ‘time off’. Our... Read More

A Sunday thought - one boarding professional, maybe you

A Sunday thought - one boarding professional, maybe you

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Today I read a poem- it was truly inspirational. I hope it speaks to you in the way it spoke to me.              One Life One song can spark a moment, One flower can wake the dream One tree can start a forest, One bird... Read More

Free PDR- all you need is your shoes

Friday, January 4, 2019

While budgets are tight for training, sometime we need to look outside the box and closer to home to look at ways to inspire our practice. It is time to make the Bursar happy... a free PD- even better a free PD that has no travel expenses...  You... Read More

Boardingologists message for 2019 - Boarding VUCA is here to stay but..

Boardingologists message for 2019 - Boarding VUCA is here to stay but..

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

  All views are my own ... so here we go. The Boardingologist's message to boarding leaders everywhere.. comments are open. ... Read More

Have you fallen asleep on your career?  2019 -Its time to wake up !

Have you fallen asleep on your career? 2019 -Its time to wake up !

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

So, are you ? When was the last time you had a career MOT ? Well, the time is now - read on boarding professional. There is an amazing chapter in my book that is called - Are you on someday isle? In our busy boarding world we say someday I will do this... Read More

2019 is all about you

2019 is all about you

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Today is the 1st January, so have you achieved all the resolutions you set for 2019? Whatever your answer , it is time to   Decide what the missing piece is of your personal jigsaw that will move you  from where you are now to the person... Read More