Posts Tagged ‘#Leadership Development’

Finding the Time

Simply put: There is never enough time. But as leaders, there are things we can do to leverage more from the time we do have. Take some ownership by being more deliberate and intentional about what makes it to the top of your agenda on any given day. Make some decisions. Set some priorities. Ask […]

What Are You Learning?

One of my favorite questions to ask students when I entered their classroom was, “What are you learning?”  As a campus principal, I believed this was one of the most important questions to ask. (My other favorite was, “What are you reading?” especially since I loved to connect with students through books. But that’s another […]

Community of Leaders

“We can talk or dream about the glorious schools of the future or we can create them.” –Marilyn Ferguson Some of the best times during my principalship was having the time to sit at the table with my principal colleagues and talk about the work.  We’d share ideas and resources, participate in book studies, explore […]

What Happens When…

What Happens When: someone does or says something that stops you frozen in your tracks? you are deeply moved to tears, indignation  and laughter all at the same time? everything you are most passionate about, believe in and stand for gets brought to the surface for all the world to see?  the call to action […]

Leadership and the Football Game

This weekend was amazing! It was all about the big game. However, not for me. My focus was elsewhere. My focus was on the leaders of the big game. It was on what they did, what they said and most of all how they prepared for the win. Here is a highlight of what I […]

The Leader I Always Want To Be

I am sure you’ve had the experience during your leadership journey where you have dreamed of being effective at helping your staff continue to grow, develop and reach their highest potential, right?  Of course you have. Right? For me, this is an experience and thought from which I can’t escape.  For me, I don’t go […]