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Silence Does the Heavy Lifting courageous impact tips meetings Feb 05, 2023

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Do you have someone on your team that always chooses negativity and loves to bring any room to the lowest common denominator?

You know, the kind of person that you...

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The Power of a Quote communication compassionate constructive courageous culture impact tips Jan 30, 2023

by Melody Stacy

 

Are you a leader who understands the power of inspirational quotes? How using them with intention can motivate, encourage, and inspire individuals and teams?

Embedding quotes...

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Staying Curious communication compassionate constructive courageous impact tips Sep 19, 2022

by Melody Stacy

 

Curiosity killed the cat.

A useful illustration of why we shouldn’t be nosing around in situations that don’t involve us? Maybe. But as leaders, we may want...

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The Ebb and Flow constructive impact tips Aug 08, 2022

by Melody Stacy

 

The sun-kissed, rejuvenated faces bouncing in to check rosters and decorate classrooms. The fresh-faced anticipation of what’s yet to unfold, open to possibilities...

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Is Your Email a Progress Trap? communication impact tips Apr 04, 2022

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Has technology really made day-to-day communication easier? 

Most would never choose a return to the days of the fax machine or expensive phone calls in...

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The 2-Minute Rule constructive impact tips Jan 04, 2022

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Is your mind filled with both the little and big things that need to be done?

Do you cringe or uncomfortably joke about the number of emails in your inbox?

The 2-Minute...

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Let's Brighten 2022! compassionate constructive courageous impact tips Dec 30, 2021

by Melody Stacy and Aubrey Patterson 

 

It’s that time of year.

A time for deep introspection.

A time for a celebration of the hopeful optimism of all that’s possible in the...

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Make it Easy for Them to Hire You communication impact tips Dec 20, 2021

by Aubrey Patterson

 

Are you updating a cover letter and resume for an upcoming dream position?

Most applications are now requested and submitted online. Seems easy enough.

Here's a tip to...

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It’s complicated … or is it? communication constructive courageous impact tips Nov 01, 2021

by Melody Stacy

 

Are you ready for a pop quiz?

No?

Good. It wouldn’t be a pop quiz if you were.

Ready or not, here we go ...

  1. As school leaders, should we love our staff or have high...
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It All Starts … and Ends With YOU constructive courageous impact tips Oct 25, 2021

by Melody Stacy

 

A positive leader, in the purest form, is someone who influences the people and environment around them for the better.

We all want to be such a leader and, on our best days,...

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The Highlight Reel: The Stories We Tell Ourselves compassionate impact tips Oct 06, 2021

 by Aubrey Patterson

 

In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article that found the average person has about 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day, of which 80% are negative,...

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Meeting Déjà Vu: We Talked About This Last Year, Right? communication constructive impact tips meetings Oct 01, 2021

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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