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In this episode, Tim Perkins chats with Finnish educator, writer and scholar, Pasi Sahlberg. Pasi is Professor of Education Policy and Deputy Director of the Gonski Institute at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and recently he and Tim spent a week travelling up the East Coast of NSW visiting schools. 

Tim caught up with Pasi at his home in Sydney to chat about education. 

Pasi's new book, Let the Children Play is available now. 

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October 11, 2020

041: Why Change Fails

In this episode Dan and Tim explore some of the common reasons that efforts at organisational change sometimes fail. They also offer listeners a reflection strategy to help them navigate change more effectively in the future. 

Download your Reflection Activity 

Link to Knoster, Villa & Thousand thinking around Change. 

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In this episode, Dan shares the audio of an interview he recorded with the late Sir Ken Robinson several years ago. 

Sir Ken Robinson PhD died on the 21st August 2020 after a short battle with cancer.

A New York Times bestselling author, he led national and international projects on creative and cultural education across the world, unlocking and igniting the creative energy of people and organisations. Sir Ken was the most watched speaker in TED’s history, with his 2006 talk ‘Do Schools Kill Creativity?’ being viewed online over 60 million times.

You can listen to another interview between Dan & Sir Ken on Episode 5 of the Habits of Leadership. 

http://sirkenrobinson.com/

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In this episode, Dan chats with Professor Richard Ryan, the co-developer of Self-Determination Theory (SDT), one of the most influential theories of human motivation. SDT underpins so much of our work here at Cut Through, so to be able to chat with Richard was indeed a treat!

In this conversation, Richard explains the fundamental requirements needed to ensure that people are "authentically" engaged, as opposed to merely complying with another's demands. 

You can find out more about Self Determination Theory here.

And you can connect with Richard on LinkedIN. 

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In this episode, Dan and Tim reflect on some of their observations from going back into schools over the past couple of weeks as Australia ease COVID19 restrictions. 

They also invite school leaders to join them for a School Leaders Forum on Tuesday 30th June 2020. 

You can register here: https://forms.gle/y9s8Fjc77bxZHXFD9

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In this episode, Tim Perkins sits down with Alfie Kohn and chats about the dangers of praise and rewards. Alfie expresses some strident opinions that are sure to stoke some thoughts for you, whether you're an educator, corporate leader or parent. 

You can find out more about Alfie Kohn, his books and thinking at: https://www.alfiekohn.org

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In this episode, Tim sits down with clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller to discuss how schools might help students in the aftermath of the devastating bushfires faced in Australia recently. 

You can find out more about Andrew and his work at: 

https://andrewfuller.com.au/

https://mylearningstrengths.com/

https://www.facebook.com/andrewfullerpsychologist/

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September 13, 2019

013: Chatting with Eddie Woo

In this episode, Tim Perkins gets his maths on with Maths Teacher & Author Eddie Woo. 

You don't need to be a maths lover or even an educator to engage with this conversation.

Eddie's best selling book, "Woo's Wonderful World of Maths" tackles questions like: 

Why is a rainbow curved?

Why aren't left-handers extinct?

How is a sunflower like a synchronised swimmer?

Why is 'e' a magic number?

You can get a whole load of Eddie Woo goodness and grab a copy of his book at: https://misterwootube.com/

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In this episode Dan & Tim answer questions from our listening community. 

Questions include: 

What advice do you have for people who tend to be 'people pleasers'?

How do you lead without a leadership title?

How do I have difficult conversations?

How can we build empathy in our teams? 

Some of the resources we mention in the podcast can be found at: 

Coaching for Leaders Podcast with Ed & Peter Shein talking about Humble Leadership. 

What makes a Leader?

Making Caring Common Project

The Accountability Dial - Jonathan Raymond

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In Episode 11 of Habits of Leadership Dan catches up with best-selling author and renowned speaker, Richard Gerver. 

Having successfully transitioned from teacher to thought leader, Richard has had the opportunity to regularly advise governments and major corporations globally, including Google, Visa, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Deloitte, Harrods, Puig and Telefonica. His unique experience and insight into realising human potential also see him working in elite sport, with Olympic and Paralympic coaches, EPL Soccer coaches, England Golf and professional cricket teams. He has recently started working with the British music industry to help develop a capacity for forward, proactive and sustainable change.

You can find out more about Richard, his work and his books here: https://www.richardgerver.com

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