If you are like me you like lists. You cannot start your day without writing down some sort of plan, some list of items that you aim to accomplish that day. Now, if you are even more like me that list is probably filled with items that are either not the most important tasks you should be focused on that day. Working with school leaders across the country I have learned there is one major difference between the good and the great. The great are relentless when it comes to how they can best utilize their time and develop their team.
Watch the video or read below to learn three three items that should be on your “to do” list every single day as a leader that you are probably overlooking!
Develop your top people: Leadership author Liz Wiseman stated, “Leaders who are multipliers increase intelligence in people and in organizations. The people on the team actually get smarter and more capable thanks to the people around them.” As a leader you need to spend...
The Law of Priorities states leaders never advance to a point where they no longer need to prioritize.
Great leaders know that activity is not necessarily accomplishment. Some of you have already started your school year, others are days away from inservice, the rest of you may still have a week or two of vacation before staff arrive.
To quote the great John Snow from Game of Thrones, "Winter is Coming".
Well, in your case, "The first day is coming" and you and your team must be prepared. (See our best resources at the end of this blog).
As a former teacher, principal, executive director and board chair you know what I have realized is most important when it comes to that first day? That first work day, first open house, first school day?
EVERYTHING IS IMPORTANT!
My challenge to you is to be intentional about identifying the most important activities that need to be accomplished in order to have the best "first day" experience for staff, parents and students. For your team to...