The 4 Cornerstones — An Essential Tool for School Leaders

You may not yet think of yourself as a leader, but whether you’re a dedicated educator, or already a school principals or other school leader, there are specific tools you can use to increase your effectiveness. Today we share a simple technique to help you achieve the vision you have for your school. The 4 Cornerstones can make a significant …

Change Begins Within

When I was a superintendent, I would call my husband at the end of a busy workday and say to him, “Hi hon. I’ve gotta go visit Mom (who was in a nursing home)”.  [big sigh… ]  “I’ll see you at 7:30.” I wanted Mom to be better. I wanted her to be strong and independent again. I did not …

The First Step to Creating Your Own Tomorrow

When facing a problem, you have two choices: follow the same steps others took before you or utilize your natural brilliance to come up with a new approach. If you choose the first option, you willingly agree to lock away your brilliance until life throws more challenges to break you down. On the other hand, by taking a different path, …