December 19, 2017
Influence – the ability to make an impact, to make a difference. Through words and action, influence helps to move our schools and profession forward. […]
December 5, 2017
How building up our listening ability can assist us in achieving at high levels in our schools.
“When you listen to someone, it’s the most profound […]
December 1, 2017
Being more allocentric or at least trying to be more allocentric has been a big focus of my personal and professional work this past year. […]
Hey Educators: Are You Trustworthy? Here are 4 Vital Signs for Identifying and Assessing Trust in Schools
November 20, 2017
Trust is unwieldy, vague, and fuzzy. It’s complex, huge, and complicated. And, by the way, it is essential to our schools.
Trust is a big word. […]
November 15, 2017
While at the Women in Education Institute sponsored by Corwin Press, I did a keynote about “playing in the deep end” and what it takes: […]
November 6, 2017
The use of voice in collaboration, coaching, facilitation and leadership is a piece of what each leader and teacher does daily.
Moving from the classroom into […]
November 1, 2017
My nephews, age 6 and almost 8, are growing like weeds. The 2nd grader, Joe, has four upper teeth that have fallen out, making him […]
October 11, 2017
I spent some time with teacher leaders over the last 2 weeks. Many are new, and find themselves swimming in The Deep End for the […]
October 2, 2017
If you know me as a colleague or a friend or a relative or as a reader of this newsletter, you might be a bit […]
September 8, 2017
Schools are starting up again in the Northern Hemisphere. Just even remembering we see ‘summer’ differently here in the Northern Hemisphere as summer in Australia […]