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Leaders Eat Last – Simon Sinek – Leadership Philosophy

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With schools shut down due to the Coronavirus, I found myself with some extra free time on my hands. I decided to catch up on some reading. Instead of looking for a new book, however, I chose to re-read the one book that had the greatest impact on me as a leader. That book is […]

How to Keep Your Teachers from Burning Out

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Do you have a teacher on your staff that would fall under the category of “Burned out?” I am reading Adam Grant’s amazing book, Give and Take, for the second time, and the topic of teacher burnout made me write this post. As a school administrator, I meet with teachers all the time who are […]

Accelerating Expertise

Accelerating Expertise

I was talking to my brother recently about his job. He works as a purchasing agent for a home builder, and he was hoping for a promotion. I asked him about the person who is in the position he wants. “What does he have that you don’t have?” I asked. My brother replied, “Experience. He’s […]

Book Review: Chess Not Checkers – Mark Miller

Book Review: Chess Not Checkers – Mark Miller

I am a great admirer of Mark Miller, and his website, Great Leaders Serve. In a previous post, I wrote about what I learned in his book, The Heart of Leadership. I was given the opportunity to read his latest book, Chess Not Checkers, and once again, I found Mark’s writings to be very valuable, […]