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TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!

There’s a famous Monty Python scene where the King, speaking to his son, looks upon his kingdom from the windows of a lushly furnished palace room and says with a flourish: “One day, son, all this will be yours!” The son, puzzled, looks at his father and says: “What, the curtains?” Sometimes the role of [...]

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FOLLOWING THE LEADER

At Arthur’s Creek Primary school, in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, a class of grade fives and sixers were given an activity called Money Money Money. The purpose of the activity was for them to put into practice the three character strengths they’d learnt in class that morning: fairness, leadership and teamwork. Each child was [...]

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TAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER

Most of us would have been given an opportunity to practice and cultivate leadership at some point in our childhood; we either naturally took charge in group activities, or were reluctantly appointed leadership roles to develop our skills. For some it was a challenge not to be in charge; for others it was a blessing. [...]

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