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912 -Leaders Learn from Other Leaders

Every Saturday morning at 7:30, I get up to participate  in a great Twitter discussion surrounding education, learning, technology and how to be a more effective leader (shoutout to #satchat).  Throughout the week there are various discussions that continue to … Continue reading

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#920 – Leaders Look at Different Perspectives

Is there only one way to look at things? If you are following the 2012 Presidential Election you are sure to notice, or at least see all of the ads that talk about different views.  You’ll hear candidates say they … Continue reading

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#922 – Instead of Complaining, Leaders show Gratitude

I cannot even begin to try and count the number of times I was told to be thankful as a child.  Saying “thank you” became a much taught subject and forgetting to let someone know we appreciated their gift or … Continue reading

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#943 – Super Leadership has the Right Strategy

Years ago when I had the opportunity to coach high school sports, one of the things I enjoyed the most was preparing for a game. The games themselves were fun, but the results would sometimes depend on how well you … Continue reading

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#947 – Leaders Issue Challenges

Now that 2012 is in full swing, it’s time to take the regular post about goals, objectives and resolutions into a deep dive. Leadership is about inspiring and taking people to a new place. Leadership involves character and influence and … Continue reading

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The Death of Schools

It’s not so much the death of schools, but the death of a system that is needed. Too many kids (suburban and inner city) are growing up in the same system their parents and grandparents grew up in. Money isn’t … Continue reading

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Are You Open to Disruption?

“What we need are more computers in the classroom…that will solve our problems with education!”  Do you remember hearing that type of phrase ad nauseum in the mid to late ’90’s and then early into this past decade.  More computers…that … Continue reading

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Three Roles of an Educational Leader

It’s certainly not for the faint of heart…this whole leading thing.  Good days run into bad ones.  Mountain top moments give way to the valley…and then rise up to a better day and a new beginning. But with all of … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and Distractions in the Classroom

President Donald Trump?  Really…could this even be a possibility?  I realize there is a poll that states among voters that Trump would be the likely #2 Republican in the race, but man oh man, could this be a real thing, … Continue reading

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Honk if I need an Education!!

The story has been out for awhile so I’m sure you’ve seen it somewhere.  Here is a brief re-cap: “Ronda Holder from southwest Florida forced her 15-year-old son to wear a sign saying “Honk if I need an education” while … Continue reading

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