From the tender age of 3, Bobby was making things happen.
He believes that 'people are not interruptions but opportunities' and he calls us to ask others an important question: What does it feel like to be on the other side of me? Many nuggets...lean in!
Books: A Love Letter From God
Dr. Philip Hickman earned FIVE graduate degrees and a doctorate! Talk about getting it done! This resilient, focused, visionary leader believes that being mentored and mentoring others is so important; he says that it's not the years of experience that counts, it's how productive you've been during that time....there's so much more! Lean in!
Gary Shulman continues to pursue his passion to make a difference well into his "retirement" years.
He believes that leadership is about motivating others to be the best that they can be.
This relentless leader uses his OCD as his "superpower"...tune in and get inspired!
William faces challenges by staying "prayed-up" and by surrounding himself with others who speak LIFE into what he is doing. He believes that in order to do the important work of leading others, we must be rooted in LOVE.
This leader delivers so many nuggets...don't miss this!
Dr. Anne Rullan believes in excellence without arrogance and that it is important for those you lead to know the reason for the decisions that are made. She values diversity and says that one must go slower to then go faster...tune in to learn what that means.
Don believes that "a great teacher makes one thirsty"; that "passion is fleeting"; and that one should focus more on "staying curious and having a drive to be better."
He talks about "winning your morning" and looking for "peekers and seekers"...and so much more. Don't miss this!
Book: Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation
Dr. Jeremiah Sumter makes a distinction between being a listener and a hearer. He believes that in order to build trust, one must be transparent...tune in to get a pulse on this transformational leader.
Jose believes that we need to influence thoughts and conversations that matter. Leaders in education need to step up when needed which sometimes calls us to dig through the murk and mud.
Book: This is Not a Test
Dr. Kathy Wiebke, a confident leader who encourages teachers to step up and lead..."when you get tired, have others lead alongside you and don't be afraid to use your voice in the things that you are passionate about."
The team who ignited the movement: #Onesmallthing shares their journey.
Melissa has a message for those who are hesitant to take the next steps in growing their influence.
Lacey lives in the present and is not afraid to take risks as she approaches challenges with her motto: Why Not?!
They filter how they approach things with these 3 important questions:
1. Does it sound like fun?
2. Does it sound like us?
3. Will it resonate?
How are we preparing our students for the complex, uncertain future? How well are we preparing those who prepare our students?
If we grow and teach essential Leadership Skills, we can lay a strong foundation for any future!
Continue or start your journey here: The Master Leadership Journal
Larry is a leader who believes that when we go home on "empty" as educators...that's gas well spent! Lean in to listen to Larry's journey and his passion for educating children.
More Info: www.larryddavis.com
Matthew Frahm looks at education as a calling...and as a leader who believes in building a strong culture - one interaction at a time - Matt values those around him.
Find out what it is about Naples CSD that prompts seasoned and new teachers (with other options) to choose to come on board.
Lori Koerner is a passionate public education and child advocate. She believes that merely 'trying' to do something isn't actually 'doing' anything! We need to take action as we consider what is in the best interest of our children. Lori is part of a strong team that is transforming Pat-Med and bringing authentic learning to education.
As a January baby, Peggy Brookins was groomed for leadership early on! She learned not to be afraid to fail, make mistakes or be imperfect. Peggy thrives on being a "life-giver" - breathing life into her ideas and literally risking her own. Listen to her powerful and inspiring journey.
For more info: National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Mark Missigman truly is a servant leader as he lead while serving in the U.S. Navy and in private industry. Lean in to learn more about his journey and find out why having integrity is key in leadership.
For More Info: Mark Missigman, Executive Director - John Maxwell Team
Dr. Jared Bloom believes that leadership is a journey, a bumpy road that requires daily self-reflection and gratitude for those around us. He believes that partnerships are so important in moving education forward.
Jared also tells a powerful story of how one teacher changed the trajectory of his life...don't miss this!
Sarah Brown Wessling believes that one should lead with questions, one of them is:
"What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" (Mary Oliver)...masterful!
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Dr. Nicholas Egan believes that a true leader is more of a facilitator for others to grow. As an Ed Leader with an entrepreneur spirit, he challenges us to do less but better and to make our perceived weaknesses into strengths...among other things. Don't miss this!
Dr. Paul Teske likes to lead from the edges as he listens deeply, looks for connections, and brings key people together. He operates as a thought partner to many while cultivating strong communities....He's a lot of fun too!