Monday Moanin Thoughts #274 These Administrative Behaviors May Be Hurting Your Culture

It is hard to believe that we have reached the final Monday Moanin, October 2017. Finally an end to the October blues. Last week I shared with you concerns regarding staff behavior that may be causing your culture to dip downward. This week it may be administrative behaviors that could be hurting your culture. It is critical that you begin paying attention to the list below and take action to limit the negative influences affecting your building. Don’t let them kill your culture, they are: Read more

Monday Moanin Thoughts #273 Culture Problems? These 4 Staff Behaviors May Cause You Concern

Happy October, 2017 Monday Moanin to all of you. For most of you in Michigan, schools have been in session for over 6 weeks. As a result you should have a pretty good pulse on the culture of your organization. In this MMT edition I  mention 4 potential culture killers caused by staff. In the future I will focus on Administrator behaviors that negatively affect culture. Read more

Monday Moanin Thoughts #272 Develop A Positive Culture By Working Together

Happy October 16, 2017 and here is wishing you all a great Monday Moanin. Last weekend I was with my family in Traverse City for our annual northern Michigan trip. Though a little wet, it was a spectacular time. The colors were beautiful, the air was crisp, the weather still cooperated, the food was great, and our day trip up Mission Pointe was a highlight. Read more

Monday Moanin Thoughts #271 Use These Top Tweets To Guide Your Week

Happy Second Monday of October 2017 to all of you. Over the last three months, July-September,  I tweeted many opinions and quotes from many of the stars of leadership and education. Below are listed my top tweets during that time. Each of them had over 2500 impressions on Twitter. Consider using one of them to guide your work and planning this week. Read more

Monday Moanin Thoughts #270 Don’t Forget The Fundamentals

Happy October, 2017 Monday Moanin to all of you. It is hard to believe that for most of you the first month of the 2017-18 school year is in the books. Typically the first month is front loaded with many activities and a fast pace filled with adjustments and reactions. Read more