Tag: Developing and Facilitating Leadership

People often say to me, “I don’t want to be a principal…The things you have to do are just not for me.” My response immediately is, “You don’t have to do what the principal does now…you have the ability to create something new.” I was reminded of this when I had a conversation with a … [Read more…]

Read More Redefine the Role

I encourage people to challenge me in my workshops, and share their frustrations and hurdles that they have to jump to get to the next level. This one amazing lady shared this with me. She said, “You know every time I learn something new in my work as a teacher, all of a sudden there … [Read more…]

Read More Learning is the Job

This summer, I had the opportunity to speak to Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, and was lucky enough to get to do a podcast with Kerissa Bearce.  Take a listen below: Here is one of the elements from the podcast that I talked about and hopefully it resonates.  Enjoy the podcast! May 22, 2013 10 Ideas To Move … [Read more…]

Read More Leading Digital Innovation – A Podcast

I happened across this article titled, “11 Ways To Instantly Connect With Anyone“, and although it is meant for more one-on-one interactions, there is a lot of wisdom in it that would tie into speaking or presentations. The first point in the article was the following: 1. Leave a strong first impression. Most people decide whether … [Read more…]

Read More Turning the Spotlight on the Audience

Innovation is more about mindset, than skill set.  This is something that I truly believe and focus on in my book, “The Innovator’s Mindset” (Which I think would also be a good part of this list as well!). In schools though, “innovation” is not only about individuals, but something that is required at all levels. … [Read more…]

Read More 11 Books To Further an #InnovatorsMindset

Spending a lot of time at technology conferences, one thing is evident; there are a ton of sessions on “stuff”.  As I write this post, people are scurrying around to find ways to connect “Pokemon Go” to the classroom. Sessions like “100 tech tools in 60 minutes”, often dominate these conferences.  So many choices, yet … [Read more…]

Read More “EdTech” is a Leadership Position