Monthly Archives: January 2014

The “Why” in great leaders

These videos and articles touch on the importance of leaders having a strong purpose and why.  In the first video, at the bottom of the first link, he refers to a golden circle that includes the why, how, and what … Continue reading

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I read this on Linked 2 Leadership (I’m put a link at the bottom) last week and it’s kept me thinking.  The author compares a leader’s core values to that of the core strength of an athlete.  He suggests that … Continue reading

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11 Extremely Successful People Share Their Best Productivity Hacks

Business Insider posted this article that borrows from a longer feature from LinkedIn, who asked 60 of their most prominent business leaders to contribute their best “productivity hacks”.  This article highlights 11 of those “hacks”, from Richard Branson, Neil Blumenthal, … Continue reading

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Am I ready as a leader for these issues? In the last 26 years, I have had the opportunity to lead a department of teachers and students in a school and I have had a chance to lead a group … Continue reading

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King, Education, and Humanity

On this day celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it is appropriate to think about how King lived his life and how he worked for social justice and human and civil rights. I believe King’s message around … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be an Instructional Leader

Interesting blog post on the topic.  Its main hook is that “walkthroughs” are NOT effective forms of observation or practice to help students achievement.  If this is true, why is it a big norm for Instructional Leaders? http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/01/08/should-principals-stop-visiting-classrooms/

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