Mindful leaders recognize the importance of this space and practice the power of the pause, quieting the mind, and bringing thoughts and emotions into the present.
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February 11, 2016
January 24, 2016
We would be foolish to expect professionals who have experienced success in the past to seek and adopt new practices without purposeful professional development and an environment in which adult learning and risk-taking is valued and rewarded.
January 21, 2016
Successful leadership is not perched atop the organization; success results from embedding leadership throughout all levels of the organization.
January 10, 2016
The road to preparing young people to live in the world where the economy is based on innovations fueled by science, technology, engineering, and math is to teach them how to see connections, think critically, alone and with others, create, collaborate, and communicate.
January 07, 2016
Professional Development as we knew it, can't survive as a choice from a menu or stand alone activity that may not even impact classroom instruction or the culture that exists in the building
November 17, 2015
Reducing the complexity in our local education system is quickly becoming one of our most important leadership responsibilities.
October 25, 2015
Let it be from within our ranks that the solutions arise and are shared with those able to turn it into mandates and laws.
October 11, 2015
Time is better spent up front creating an environment in which the new initiative is recognized as being valuable, building the coalition to lead with you, sharing the vision generously for all to own, designing a clear-cut strategy, and creating the environment that invites broad-based action, recognizes short-term "wins," and sustains the movement.
January 18, 2015
Create time and spaces for introverts to contribute, and increase the number of opportunities for leadership and quiet leaders to emerge.
September 10, 2013
We must not allow our compliance to extinguish the passion that brought us to this work. Our challenge is to carry the weight of the mandate while working with faculty to create the best implementation.