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Meeting Déjà Vu: We Talked About This Last Year, Right? communication constructive impact tips meetings

by Aubrey Patterson

 

The Faculty Meeting: Meritocracy vs Efficiency

Here’s a scenario that many will recognize ... 

It's 4:23 PM. Seven minutes before the faculty meeting is...

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Meetingitis communication meetings

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Have you ever sat in a meeting and wondered, "couldn't this have just been an email?"

Of course.

We all have.

And we've all led or contributed items in a meeting with...

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Say the Why, Lead the Way communication constructive meetings

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Imagine giving your family a 1000 piece puzzle this Thanksgiving.

You show a beautiful picture that adorns the box, then empty the pieces onto a large...

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Staying True to Your Dreams compassionate constructive

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Are you chasing someone else's dream?

Perhaps you're fighting your battles while wearing that person's armour?

Stay true to your dreams

Our first dreams are almost...

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Meeting with Myself constructive impact tips time blocking

by Aubrey Patterson

 

You're going on vacation this Friday so you're busy crushing your things-to-do lists, sending quick and clear emails, and crumpling post-its like a pro!

Why?

Meeting with...

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The Best Research is Me-search constructive courageous impact tips

by Aubrey Patterson

 

I know in my heart there's got to be a better way!

Do you too often land on this thought while lying awake in bed at 2 am, after a long day or dealing with some tough...

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Be a Manager and a Leader constructive impact tips

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Whether you're a teacher, office assistant, or administrator, much of your most important work will never be noticed.

And that's the way it's supposed to be.

Be...

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Carefronting communication courageous impact tips

by Melody Stacy

 

When your school culture is all about positivity and that magical mixture of love and high expectations, there needs to be a certain amount of healthy conflict to combat...

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Smooth Stones Take Time constructive courageous impact tips

by Aubrey Patterson

 

It would be wonderful if we could avoid the bumps, bruises, and pain that come with growing, right? 

Or would it?

Difficult Times

Warm demander leaders enhance...

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So Much STUFF! constructive impact tips

by Aubrey Patterson

 

How many times in the past 24 hours have you thought about something you need to do while trying to be present with someone close to you?

Do you carry the weight of...

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False Summits constructive courageous impact tips

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Some of our biggest successes can be pretty messy, right?

Be sure that as you scramble up the ladder of success, it is leaning against the right building....

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Leadership and Rubik's Cubes constructive courageous impact tips

by Aubrey Patterson

 

When we strive for perfection, we have a vision that not only includes an exciting destination, but also a smooth journey.

If you’ve ever tried to solve a...

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A Lesson From Goldilocks constructive impact tips

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Why do some, like James Dyson who failed in 5,126 attempts before perfecting his revolutionary vacuum, persist for years at their craft? 

The...

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Finding Home Base communication impact tips

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Warm demander leaders are compassionate, constructive, and courageous, but all of these qualities can feel impossibly distant when confusion creeps into our...

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Problem or Fact of Life? constructive impact tips

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Do you find yourself frustrated by news that blindsides you and feels unfair? 

Of course you do. We all do. 

There is a helpful mindset...

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Making Practices Practical: Being Mission-Driven courageous

by Dr. Danielle Bosanec

 

Knowing the purpose for the work one does helps move both an individual and an organization towards achieving a vision that is greater than oneself and connects what...

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Making Practices Practical: Building and Sustaining a Positive Culture compassionate

by Dr. Danielle Bosanec

 

For many school leaders, the busy nature of their day-to-day schedules can make it difficult to focus on school culture. But over the long term, it is critical to...

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