June 2012

Resilience

Submitted by Tina on Tue, 19/06/2012 - 11:54

Apparently there is now a psychometric test to measure 'tough-mindedness' or resilience (a term which my informant prefers, and I agree with her).  Although long known in sports coaching, it is a concept which has, I am told, recently entered general employment in, er, employment.

It is the ability to...

Maximum punishment (Scottish Handbell Day part 2)

Submitted by Tina on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 11:45

After successfully sending our Handbell Club students away happy with their accomplishments, we turned to the more challenging part of the day, which consisted of satisfying various Surprise Major requests, and filling in the rest of the bands appropriately around them.  We had a small number of attenders, but a...