Tag: building trust

This week, I've been asked to share a few thoughts with our newest principal hires, now that I'm a “wily veteran” (having started my third year as a principal).  Our…

Read More 4 Lessons as a Sophomore Principal

Parents and schools (teachers, administrators, staff, etc.) are members of the same team – partners – striving together for the same goal. The goal, I hope and trust, is to…

Read More The Essential Conversation

There comes a time in the life of every leader when we have to take a hard, honest look in the mirror and ask a fundamental question: “If I weren’t…

Read More Would You Follow You?

Sometime in December, 2010 I read a blog post by David Truss, principal of a school in Dalian, China titled, “No Office Day.” The title piqued my interest, but what…

Read More No Office Day

As leaders, one of our most important jobs is to build a community of trust within our organization. “Almost all of the work of the world is done through relationships…

Read More Trust.

It is has been almost two months since Connected Principals has gone “public” and I have been sitting back and enjoying learning from others.  When I first came up with…

Read More Learning From the Process