Including posts published previously on www.andrewmorrish.wordpress.com

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In this post, Andrew Morrish shares a brief extract from his new book, The Authentic Leader, on the Power of Pressure.

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Later this year my new book from Bloomsbury is published. It's called The Authentic Leader and will help you take back control of your agenda so that your core purpose drives all that you do.

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The current Ofsted inspection framework is no longer fit-for-purpose and should be legally challenged. Schools should not be judged. In this post, we explain why.

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As headteachers, we must learn to focus only on the important stuff. In this post, we suggest that nothing is more important than trust. The public also agree and as a profession we should be proud of all that we have achieved.

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Part-tribute to Sir Ken Robinson, and part-reflective, in this post we consider the answer to the question 'How do you grow a school's culture?'

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During the past few months I’ve been writing a book. It has been the most cathartic, scary and all-consuming experience of my life. I’ve cherished and savoured every minute of it. When I finally submitted the manuscript, I did so with great reluctance, as if I was cutting loose one of my own children.

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One thing I’ve learnt during my time as a headteacher is that compromise is king. Back in the day as a new headteacher I naively always saw compromise as a weakness – that staff would see me as being a lame and indecisive leader if I didn’t insist on doing things my way.