Being a courageous leader begins by taking steps within and questioning beliefs and worldviews and discovering what is to remain and what needs to be changed.
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August 06, 2017
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Sometimes, we feel like boundary managers. It is part of our responsibility to create a "safe zone", to ensure schools can be set apart from the craziness of the swirling outside world.
June 29, 2017
Guest blogger Michelle Hagen, "We have some very talented young adults that walk through our doors everyday. If given the opportunity to develop their potential, our students may likely have the answers to many troublesome questions."
May 25, 2017
The problem solvers of the future are those who see and identify problems before they arise. They are problem finders. These leaders anticipate issues without needing others to identify them and bring them forward for solution.
May 21, 2017
When the negativity and opposition rises, leaders need to become listeners. It is the only way forward without losing ground.
May 04, 2017
An effective and successful teacher leader can become a teacher leader without an appointment, simply through earned recognition.
March 28, 2017
As in all things, frames of mind matter, collaboration matters, consensus matters, and as always, words matter. All of these are reflections of what the leader values.
March 21, 2017
Branding, broadcasting, and promoting a school and district are an important part of the leader's role. There are steps to take before beginning.
March 19, 2017
Principals, and all other school leaders, will find success when their work is based on these 3 fundamental qualities.
March 09, 2017
We cannot come to our work tired, or sick, spiritually or physically. We must take care of each part of us that is required to be present in our work.