Tag: Patrick Larkin

In an awesome conversation last night with Patrick Larkin and Katie Martin, Patrick was sharing some of the things that they have done in their district in the previous several years.  One of the stories that resonated with me was how when they moved forward with going one-to-one, they asked students for feedback on what … [Read more…]

Read More Find a Way or Find Someone Who Has Found a Way

You have probably heard of the public relation nightmares of both United Airlines and American Airlines, in the past few weeks.  My good friend, Patrick Larkin, wrote a piece titled, “Is Your School Like United Airlines?”, and he compared some of the mistakes with United and challenged if we make some of the same mistakes … [Read more…]

Read More Every Interaction Matters; The Experience of School

I shared this post on my 'Pair-a-Dimes for Your Thoughts' blog back in November 2012. I went back to it this weekend and noticed that a considerable amount of the…

Read More Challenging the Status Quo

PICK A ‘NO OFFICE DAY’ – SEPTEMBER 12-16th, 2011 At about the same time back in December 2010, Lyn Hilt & I both decided to spend a little more time…

Read More International No Office Day

Once upon a time, I, Chuang Chou, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of my happiness…

Read More Broken or Transforming?

The following has been cross-posted at the Will Deyamport’s blog. “Bosses ought to be judged by what they and their people get done and by how their followers feel along…

Read More Does great have to be the default?

“The question isn’t whether you will be transparent, authentic, and real, but rather, how much you will let go and be open in the face of new technologies.” Charlene Li,…

Read More Start Global, Build Local

Patrick Larkin and I had the honour (he had the honor) of leading a conversation at Educon on Sunday and had some fantastic learning experiences ourselves with people from all…

Read More Connected Principals Reflections