ARTICLES

WE CAN'T GO BACK Sep 05, 2021

Each year, we celebrate “Back-to-School” time in a number of different ways.  To the general public, it usually starts with store sales and ends with parents posting pictures of their child on the first day.

For teachers and leaders, it is so much more.  Even if they...

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OPTIONAL BUT NECESSARY Aug 05, 2021

I’m sure you’ve heard it before.  People say it all the time.  It’s almost become a cliché… “Change is inevitable, but growth is optional.”  But is it really?  Is growth really optional?

 

I’m not so sure that it is. ...

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GIVE 'EM WHAT THEY NEED Jun 15, 2021

Between the interpersonal dynamics of younger generations (Millennials & Gen Z) entering the workforce, the dynamic needs of more mature staff and the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, now more than ever employees are desperately focused on the soft skills in their leaders.

Work is...

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THEY ARE ALL DIFFERENT Mar 15, 2021

In a discussion with another leader, I was recently reminded of an essential rule of leadership - Good leaders don’t treat everyone the same. 

It’s easy to default to a homogenous leadership approach, but in all honesty it isn’t effective.  High achievers need to be...

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YOU ARE NOT ALONE Feb 15, 2021

Traditionally, the responsibilities of an early childhood leader are many.  But you don’t need anyone to tell you that. You are well aware of the magnitude of your load… you are probably even a little tired while you are reading this.

Beyond being tired, add the evolving...

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CAN'T SURVIVE WITHOUT IT Jan 18, 2021

Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. – John Maxwell

We didn’t anticipate much of what would happen during this last year and in many ways, maybe we weren’t as prepared as we’d like to be, but some changes needed to happen.  Change is one of those things that...

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