Category Archives: Leadership

Taking Time to Build or Strengthen Relationships

It’s the beginning of a new school year in my district; we work on a modified year-round calendar. Many leaders have already hit the ground running, filling up their calendars, facilitating professional development, planning activities, and preparing for our students’ … Continue reading

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Organizing Resources to Share

I’m continuing my Time Management for Leaders Series with a post that connects to one of my strengths, Input. In my post Using Your Strengths at Work, I wrote about my Input strength: “People strong in the Input theme have a … Continue reading

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Building teacher leadership capacity

When I was a new principal I was not good at building teacher leadership capacity. In fact, when I first became a principal, this idea wasn’t even on my radar. I did not have a clue that it was my … Continue reading

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No More Inbox Ailments

Next in the Time Management for Leaders Series, I want to address email. Email can be the bane of our existence. We need it, we love the speed and efficiency of it, but we hate the volume and tediousness of … Continue reading

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Calendar 911

I’m starting a blog series called the Time Management for Leaders Series. My hope is to offer support to new leaders, leaders in new positions, and leaders who seek to grow their organizational skills in order to better support the … Continue reading

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Five: A Survey

I read a number of healthy blogs.  Many of the bloggers I follow are friends and colleagues. When one of them publishes a cute blog survey, others quickly follow.  I have now read 4-5 versions of this survey and finally … Continue reading

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Presume Positive Intentions

“If you look for the bad in mankind expecting to find it, you surely will.” – Abraham Lincoln  Teaching and leading are incredible jobs!  The days are long, but the rewards are great (when we have the patience to wait for … Continue reading

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