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November 19, 2017

School Leaders Build Trust by Inviting Others to the Table

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?

April 23, 2017

Successful Leaders Develop Their Expertise Through Daily Practice

Leadership requires the leader to "know thyself", and, lest any of us forget, developing expertise demands daily practice.

September 09, 2014

Conformity Thwarts Innovation

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

Teacher Leaders Welcomed

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

Resilience and Schools

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

Resilience for Our Students and Ourselves

Our current leadership challenge lies in our capacity to be resilient ourselves, and to develop resilient students and systems.

January 24, 2013

Herculean Challenges for Leaders

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.



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