It is about presence. It isn't just about Rotary or Kiwanis. It is also about church dinners and nonprofit fund raisers. It is business and police. It is clergy and senior citizens and parents and preschool providers. Is it too much to ask?
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Leadership requires the leader to "know thyself", and, lest any of us forget, developing expertise demands daily practice.
September 09, 2014
The environment we need in order to encourage teachers and students to engage a 21st century learning environment will require new thinking and true leaders.
March 20, 2014
Teachers need to be invited and encouraged to take the initial steps into leadership. We hope the best among us, those who are motivated by deep passion for service and love for children and for learning, respond positively to the invitation.
November 17, 2013
We cannot develop resilience without encountering some adversity. How can we help our children develop the emotional skills necessary to meet adversity and grow beyond it with strength, confidence, courage, and tenacity, or grit?
June 30, 2013
Our current leadership challenge lies in our capacity to be resilient ourselves, and to develop resilient students and systems.
January 24, 2013
If we have not spent time knowing and becoming ourselves along the way, we might be found figuring it out while we are tossed about in public.