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A good friend and fellow principal, Lydia Wilson, from Bixby Central Elementary, wrote me recently about personal motivation.

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“Laughing Zoe”, by airenmin. Creative Commons Photo

I liked what she said so much, I asked her if I could share it with others. Her response is a good reminder of the deep satisfaction that comes when we have the right motives for school leadership.

She writes:

Ultimately, there is no satisfaction in work if there is no balance in life.  

It does not mean that I don’t still experience heart-wrenching moments in this job, infuriating frustrations, or great losses filled with sadness. Read More Motivation by Wonder and Purpose