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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, […]

7 Steps to Avoid Staff Demoralization

7 Steps to Avoid Staff Demoralization

“Sanctioned Incompetence Demoralizes.” – John Maxwell I read this recently, and it caused me to think about my role as a school administrator. Again, as you know, I’m learning as much as I can as I journey toward school administration mastery, and the more I learn, the more it seems that my destination gets further […]

Start a Movement at Your School – Preach Your Vision

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I just finished reading Simon Sinek’s book, Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action, and although much of it has to do with how to effectively lead a business, I have found so many great lessons for school administrators. Again, as you know, I’m on my journey toward School Administration Mastery, […]