Tag: Simon Sinek

The article, “How Education Takes Itself Too Seriously” by Jennifer Nicole, is one that could push your thinking and starts with an interesting paragraph: Education has become a system that revolves around the needs of the adults instead of the needs of the children. We focus on curriculum, assessment, and technology. We focus on content, instruction, … [Read more…]

Read More Invest in the People that Invest in Students

Two quotes that stuck out to me in my reading this weekend. The first is from Simon Sinek (Leaders Eat Last): “The ability of a group of people to do remarkable things hinges on how well those people pull together as a team.” The second is from Phil Jackson (Eleven Rings): The samurai wanted to … [Read more…]

Read More All Toward Supporting Students

There are so many articles on what makes a great leader and being around so many great administrators, I thought about the people that made a difference in my career and helped me reach greater heights. It is a simple list, but sometimes the simpler, the better. They have your back. I remember early on … [Read more…]

Read More 3 Things I Look for In a Leader

  If Blockbuster was still around today, and you had to take out your life savings and invest in that company or Netflix, which one would you choose? The answer is obvious. But what about five years ago? Ten years ago? Now it would be easy to say that Netflix would be the obvious choice, … [Read more…]

Read More “We call them leaders because they go first.”

This post that I had recently tweeted, ‘30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30“, is full of golden advice that is for people at any point in their lives. Ideas on the topics of self-development, productivity, relationships, health, career, and success, it provides quick snippets to think about that would be great … [Read more…]

Read More 3 Ways to Value the Time of Others

cc licensed ( BY SD ) flickr photo shared by wadem “Directions are instructions given to explain how. Direction is a vision offered to explain why.” Simon Sinek As I…

Read More Still starting with the why

Recently I received a message about someone who is doing an internship for Microsoft this summer, but previously did his work at Google.  When I asked how he was doing,…

Read More For you or me?