Category Archives: Leadership

“Forcing” Change

Avid gardeners know it is possible to ‘force’ some bulbs to sprout and produce flowers ahead of their normal schedule and outside their natural environment. The process requires that you artificially mimic and compress the process that would occur naturally … Continue reading

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The Wrong Way to Bring About Change

Unfortunately, we have a long history of approaching change in schools from the wrong angles. We’ve tried to ‘force’ change to happen through deliberate policy and legislative mandates (think NCLB). We’ve experimented with external motivators (think merit pay). We’ve tried … Continue reading

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Living “Above the Line”

I recently completed by my certification as a trainer for Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and am looking forward to supporting school administrators from ESSDACK in their effort to improve their effectiveness in a 3-Part Series. This … Continue reading

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