Being a leader during the final days of a school year can be filled with many challenges. Your ability to help everyone navigate this time is critical to a positive end of the year. Your effort is needed and it is your time to LEAD! Listed below are some helpful reminders for the end of […]
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Just Moanin, Just Asking Why does it feel like it is only in our field of education that we are judged by our weakest link? How about the focus being on the educators that are incredibly effective. They are the backbone of our profession and the norm.
This is an archived blog written in January 2012: Welcome to the first Monday morning of 2012. I trust all of you had a wonderful break and are energized to welcome back your staff and students. Besides enjoying my family, I used the break to conduct many one question interviews with learners of all ages. […]
I hope all of you find good energy on this Monday morning. The content of today’s blog is posting five of my favorite quotes that hopefully guide you as you begin your week. They may serve as a great reminder or possibly provide you some direction as you plan for productive experiences. Hopefully , one […]
Good morning everyone and welcome to the 25th edition of Monday Moanin Thoughts. I trust that spring break was a restful and enjoyable time for you and yours. Over the past year, I have met with several building administrators to listen and discuss the work they do. I have come away with many impressions one […]
Happy Monday, for many of us spring break is almost here. Today I will continue with my take aways from the Great Leaders Grow book written by Ken Blanchard with Mark Miller. Last weeks blog dealt with the first two ideas from the chapter focusing on walking toward wisdom, honest feedback and self evaluation.
Wow, another Monday morning as we move towards spring break. I am motivated to share with you the fourth take away from the Blanchard and Miller book, Great Leaders Grow. This week the focus is walk towards wisdom. Blanchard and Miller write , “Wisdom is the application of knowledge, discernment, insight, experience, and judgement to […]
This post was published last spring. It includes two messages that were shared by two principals with their staffs. With spring break rapidly approaching it is important that principals begin to plan a message to share with staff. Please read the following archived post and get to work on your communication for spring 2012:
Happy Monday morning, I am excited to continue sharing my take aways from the Blanchard and Miller book Great Leaders Grow. This week the focus is on the third area of GROW, open your world. Blanchard and Millerwrite , “Leaders will add value to their performance if they open up and expand their life and […]
Happy March, this week I continue to discuss my takeaways from Great Leaders Grow by Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller. Last week I shared ideas from the first letter of the acronym GROW. Be reminded that the main theme of the book is that leaders have to be wiling to GROW. Blanchard and Miller write that […]