Category Archives for "Culture"

Staff Appreciation Ideas for School Leaders

don't let your people deflate use these staff appreciation ideas!

During a recent #leadupchat on Twitter someone was vulnerable enough to say he wanted to improve at celebrating staff. So I thought, “Why not crowd source the great ways my colleagues celebrate their people?” I hope you enjoy this post on staff appreciation ideas.​I’d to start off these staff appreciation ideas with a story …In 2014 […]

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10 Expectation Quotes to Nurture the Soul

Why expectations matter It’s all about relationships High expectations are crucial to personal, relational, and organizational success.  What kind of expectations do you have for yourself, your coworkers, and your organization? As a leader, we must protect what we let in our minds and out of our mouths.  I hope you find this post useful […]

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Do Your Classroom Expectations Help or Hurt?

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Are you in desperate need of behavior management strategies? How do you think your classroom expectations are tied to this need? Recently I read a text called, Building Engaged Schools: Getting the Most Out of America’s Classrooms, by Gary Gordon.  This was a fantastic read and covered so many different areas of opportunity I know that […]

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Do You Dare Take an Emotional Intelligence Quiz?

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Emotional Intelligence Definition What is Emotional Intelligence and why it matters … Everyone knows that grit, intelligence, and vision are all traits of a leader, but what happens when those qualities aren’t enough? What happens when someone has plenty of hard-work, casts an inspiring vision, but still doesn’t experience success. The culprit may be that the […]

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Attitude of Gratitude Quotes

Change Your Attitude Change Your Life The popularity of gratitude activities A recent post of mine was very well received.  It was titled “Change Your Attitude Change Your Life.”  You can read it here. This was a popular post because it gave practical steps on cultivating a positive attitude. One strong call to action was […]

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