I’ve been thinking about this blog post since October. If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll see that each month I’ve tried to reflect on the inspirational women that spoke at Leadercast Women. This one, in particular, has resonated with me deeply over the past few months. I’ve been eager to share my thoughts. Dr. … More Coretta Scott King: A Woman of Purpose
Flourish Article Fall 2017 My baby book sits in an old cardboard box in my basement. Occasionally I will pull it out, pages yellowed and perfectly square photos slipping out from the once tacky pages. Memories of my childhood will flood my thoughts, of people who are no longer with us and of special times … More Your Child Is Known: The Importance of “My Learning”
Ginger Hardage, retired Senior Vice President of Culture and Communications at Southwest Airlines, asked those of us at Leadercast Live, “what is your bold statement”? Any purpose driven organization should have a bold statement that reflects and articulates it’s mission succinctly. At Trinity School, we continually circle back to our mission. What does it say … More What is Your BOLD Statement?- Ginger Hardage
bus·y ˈbizē adjective having a great deal to do. “he had been too busy to enjoy himself” How are you? Me: Oh, I’m so busy! Work and kids are taking up all of my time! (aka, I have a great deal to do) How was your weekend? Me: Oh my goodness, it was so … More Busy, Busy, Busy!- Laura Vanderkam
“We live in a world where we’re putting energy into worrying about our time. But we need to spend our time, worrying about our energy.”- Molly Fletcher Molly Fletcher, entrepreneur, mother, sports agent, and trailblazer for women launched the conference with asking us some questions.. What drives us and keeps us on our path? How … More Powered By Purpose- Molly Fletcher
PURPOSE Noun: the reason for which something exists What is your purpose? What is preventing you from discovering your purpose? Leadercast Women asked this very question to the hundreds in attendance. That is a pretty lofty question to impose on someone, isn’t it? I honestly can’t articulate my purpose on this Earth in a neatly written phrase…YET. I know that we … More What is YOUR Purpose?
Are you a player, or are you a coach? Do you want to be a coach and a player? What would happen to the team’s chemistry? On the 1st day of practice…he needed to establish his authority. Find my shoes…. U of Montanna, 1973 Bill Russell basketball. Boston Celtics for 13 seasons, 11 NBA championshipsWon 2 … More Player or Coach? Or Player/Coach?
Kristin Anderson @kristiande and Jim Knight @jimknight99 Unmistakable Impact Talk Like TED The Naked Presenter Which presentation is more effective? Steve Jobs/CEO AT&T Cingular anticipation, repetition, visual aids, speaking from the heart, clear, simple, told a story, humor, element of novelty When we look at benchmark presentations, we rarely listen to speakers as educators, because we’re learning so … More Presentations that Make an Impact
Ann Hoffman @annghoffman #tlc2016 From Jim Knight’s The Impact Cycle John Hattie- The Blue Book Spray, Pray and Walk Away strategies don’t work. Coaching impacts implementation in the classroom! Coaching done well may be the most effective intervention designed for human performance. The coaching model and instructional playbook has to be Effective and Efficient Partner- togetherness … More The Instructional Playbook
Sheila Heen @sheilaheen #tlc2016 Effective feedback is the biggest indicator of student achievement according to John Hattie. Feedback isn’t necessarily about how we GIVE it, it’s about how we RECEIVE it. -Kristin Anderson Harvard Negotiation Project Getting to Yes Difficult Conversations Thanks for the Feedback During all of Sheila’s conversations, the … More Thanks for the Feedback