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Staying Motivated



A primary headteacher gets advice and tips on staying motivated as he approaches retirement from life coach Gladeana McMahon, in this video for school leaders.

Peter Taylor is an experienced primary headteacher who is due to retire in the next few years. Valuing his experience, his colleagues and associates frequently ask him to do extra things and attend events, which is wearing him down and leaving him feeling unmotivated.

Gladeana chats to Peter to identify the problem and explains that he needs to learn to say "no", in order for him not to stretch himself too thinly and maintain a good work/life balance.

By focusing his efforts, the quality of his work can remain high and he will be able to remain enthusiastic in his role, while approaching the end of his career.


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