“Every new experience brings its own maturity and a greater clarity of vision.” — Indira Gandhi I’m a firm believer just because a person has been doing something for a long time doesn’t mean they’re any good at it. We see it everyday throughout a number of professions in our society. Sometimes experience doesn’t matter. […]
“In calm waters many captains are able. It is in a tempest when true leadership emerges.” — Thomas Kohntopp When you work in education, it is common to run into people in the community when you don’t expect it. More often than not, these chance meetings are positive and give leaders a chance […]
“You’re always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.” — Conrad Hall Life these days is all about instant gratification. We see it with everything: instant news, communication in the matter of milliseconds, and instant shopping (just think how grocery “shopping” has changed in the last few months) to name […]
Join us this summer as we share a series of posts focusing on leadership and areas of potential growth. We will share posts on Mondays and Fridays throughout the summer to help engage reflection, conversation, and energize all leaders as we prepare for leadership roles throughout the year.
In talking with a colleague, he shared his frustration in observing a sheer sense of laziness for some of his students and parents. He attributed it to society, the time of year, and other external factors. As he talked, it reminded me about the book by Dan and Chip Heath, Switch. The Heath brothers write […]
It’s a sheet of paper. Really, just a sheet of paper. Sometimes if you’re getting crazy, it stretches to two sheets of paper. Many employers judge you on that piece of paper. That’s it. In or out. The funny thing is, we all know that. It has been that way for years. And while as […]