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10 Suggestions to be a Balanced Manager

  Do you have a worry plant at work?  It just might help you be a balanced manager…   I once heard a story, many years ago about a man who had a worry […]

Service Leadership – A Great Opportunity

Service Leadership is a big buzzword these days in the world of Leadership.  Today I learned exactly what that means to me… I am happiest when I am serving someone.  I spent the day […]

School Volunteers, 4 Easy Tips

School volunteers are a valuable asset to our schools and very often they are under used or not utilized to their greatest potential.  I always like to encourage school administration to think about volunteers […]

Positive School Culture – You are the Key

A positive school culture is the key to success of both your staff and your students.  Yesterday, I wrote about starting the year off right with 4 tips for an amazing first day of […]

First Day of School – 4 Relationship Focused Tips

The first day of school is upon us.  Some schools start back on Monday while others will be starting in the next few weeks.  You can feel the excitement and just like in the […]

4 School Support Staff that Have Amazing Powers.

A few days ago I wrote about the RIGHT THING with respect to teachers, but today I want to focus on School Support Staff.   I’ve shared that I was raised in a restaurant […]

Foolproof Tips for a Killer Opening Day Speech!

No pressure…. but the welcome back speech by a school administrator sets the tone for the entire year.  Let’s throw out the stiff typical speech and use some of the below tips for a […]

How to Use Your Team to Identify REAL Issues.

In one of my recent blogs, 6 Steps to Creating the Ultimate Solution Finding Team, I reference how important it is to use your team to identify real issues, develop ideas for solutions, and utilize […]

How To Use Icebreakers To Stand Out

I stood in front of 300 teens, I had 3 hours, a microphone and a screen behind me for my Powerpoint.  It was just them and me…. and probably the most fun I have […]

How to Manage Time Like a Wizard

For the 2nd “R” of Management, I thought I’d take us to Middle Earth.  In The Hobbit, Gollum asks Bilbo five riddles.  Can you guess the answer to the fifth riddle below: This thing […]