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and stopping to ‘smell the roses’ m ay not
reduce your workload, but it may increase
your wellbeing and ensu re longevity and
sustainability in your challenging role. T
Robyn Collins is the Manager of the
Centre for Educational Leadership and
Innovation at Independent Schools
Queensland. This is an edited version
of an article that first appeared in ISQ
Briefings, reproduced with kind permis-
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* Okay, for those of you who like to
stop and test the accuracy, ‘Stop and
smell the roses’ is actually a misquote
of advice by American golfer Walter
Hagen, in The Walter Hagen Story.
Hagen actually wrote, ‘Don’t hurry,
don’t worry, you’re only here for a short
visit, so be sure to smell the flowers
along the way.’
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