Lincoln on Leadership: Professional Reading Saturday

One of my favorite leadership lesson books is Donald T. Phillips’ Lincoln on Leadership.  It’s a brief, easy-to-read piece that frames familiar stories about Lincoln’s life into leadership lessons that you can use in your work today. Here’s a look at what you’ll learn from our sixteenth President via Phillips’ leadership guide: Get out of the office andContinue reading “Lincoln on Leadership: Professional Reading Saturday”

Professional Reading Saturday: Turn The Ship Around!

WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT SATURDAYS HERE AT PRINCIPAL-MATTERS?  PROFESSIONAL READING SATURDAY!  THIS WEEK’S SUGGESTION CONNECTS WITH OUR FOCUS IN JANUARY ON DEVELOPING A COMMUNITY OF CARE AND SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS. Closing the Attitude Gap By Baruti Kafele Principal Kafele is sharing resources with you on a regular basis to help you in your work as a school leader. […]

Professional Reading Saturday: Closing The Attitude Gap

WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT SATURDAYS HERE AT PRINCIPAL-MATTERS?  PROFESSIONAL READING SATURDAY!  THIS WEEK’S SUGGESTION CONNECTS WITH OUR FOCUS IN JANUARY ON DEVELOPING A COMMUNITY OF CARE AND SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS. Closing the Attitude Gap By Baruti Kafele Principal Kafele is sharing resources with you on a regular basis to help you in your work as a school leader.Continue reading “Professional Reading Saturday: Closing The Attitude Gap”

Professional Reading Saturday: The Gift of Failure

WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT SATURDAYS HERE AT PRINCIPAL-MATTERS?  PROFESSIONAL READING SATURDAY!  THIS WEEK’S SUGGESTION CONNECTS WITH OUR FOCUS IN JANUARY ON DEVELOPING A COMMUNITY OF CARE AND SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS. The Gift of Failure  By Jessica Lahey Several years ago when I was the principal at Morgan County High School in Madison, GA, we invigorated our school’s cultureContinue reading “Professional Reading Saturday: The Gift of Failure”

Professional Reading Saturday! Do You Know Enough About Me to Teach Me?

What’s special about Saturdays here at Principal-Matters?  Professional Reading Saturday!  This week’s suggestion connects with our focus in January on developing a Community of Care and Support For Students. Professional Reading Saturday: Do You Know Enough About Me to Teach Me? By Dr. Stephen Peters This is the perfect book to fit in with this month’s emphasisContinue reading “Professional Reading Saturday! Do You Know Enough About Me to Teach Me?”

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