No Business like Snow Business! Keeping Focus During Distraction

Distractions.  They come to you when you are confronted with things that are out of the ordinary.  If you live some place where it hardly ever rains, you and your school may be confronted with some planning to do during a deluge or a bad storm.  If you live in the Southeast part of theContinue reading “No Business like Snow Business! Keeping Focus During Distraction”

Leadership 365: Midyear Performance Review

There are formal processes in our jobs as school leaders that require a midyear evaluation or performance review for ourselves and for our teachers.  These can be used to improve instruction in our schools and help our students in their path to success.  As we use the instruments we’ve been given to assess our progress andContinue reading “Leadership 365: Midyear Performance Review”

Leadership 365: Want Growth? Discover the Power of Habit

The Power of Habit.  Charles Duhigg’s book about habits shares insights on how to develop positive habits and how to break those you have deemed less than productive.   As a school leader, there is much to gain from Duhigg’s work.  If you can better understand people’s habits, you can better shape their environment to leadContinue reading “Leadership 365: Want Growth? Discover the Power of Habit”

Built-In Growth Mindset: Don’t Miss It!

We all want to work with people who have a growth mindset… those who are willing to try new things, not afraid to fail, and most importantly, enjoy the process of learning and growth.  As we’ve read in Carol Dweck’s work, those individuals who approach life with a fixed mindset are a great challenge toContinue reading “Built-In Growth Mindset: Don’t Miss It!”

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