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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, […]

School Branding – Part 2 – Getting Feedback

School Branding – Part 2 – Getting Feedback

Continuing in the theme of school branding, I want to focus this post on how we as school administrators can get feedback on how our school is being perceived by our parents. Part one of this series can be found here. Asking for feedback is always tough. Nobody likes to hear about areas where they […]

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, […]

Defining My Role as a School Administrator

Defining My Role as a School Administrator

What is my role as a school administrator? As a teacher, I knew that my role was to provide my students with the best education I could give them. I knew what I had to do, and I worked every day to accomplish this goal. As a school administrator, the question of what I was […]