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Focus on coaching for leadership and change in K-12 education
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Socialcast Interactive: Operation Employee Engagement

Socialcast Interactive: Operation Employee Engagement | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Enthusiastic employees are the lifeblood of every business. If workers aren’t engaged with what they do or the people they work with, they ultimately aren’t committed to the success of the company.
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Leaders: Are You Driving from the Back Seat?

Leaders: Are You Driving from the Back Seat? | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Posted in Leadership DevelopmentSelf LeadershipDusk was settling in fast as I drove along a winding road. Waves crashed on the rocky cliffs below. Why was I driving on the wrong side of the road?

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Why You Need Charisma

Why You Need Charisma | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Collaboration is all well and good, but personal magnetism still drives results.

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The Sweet Spot for Achievement

The Sweet Spot for Achievement | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
What's the relationship between stress and performance?

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How To Ask--And Listen--Like You Mean It

How To Ask--And Listen--Like You Mean It | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Questions are the expressive, probing language for growing others; listening is the receptive, facilitating language for growing others. These two complementary approaches form a continuous growth conversation loop.

 

Leaders who are helping others to grow and innovate are always trying to craft the best questions to make a difference. Here's how to ask the questions that will propel your team and your organization forward.


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21st Century Communication: Principle #1--Character Is a Differentiator

21st Century Communication: Principle #1--Character Is a Differentiator | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

Leaders who demonstrate character to build trust will lead the way in the 21st Century workplace...


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How To Kill A Thought (In A Good Way): More On Mindfulness - Forbes

How To Kill A Thought (In A Good Way): More On Mindfulness - Forbes | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
We all have thoughts we can’t seem to snuff out. Here’s how to outwit your brain and quiet the chatter.

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Learning to Learn

Learning to Learn | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
I’m not good at many things.  Let me rephrase that.  I’m not naturally good at many things. There are many people who are smarter than me, process things quicker and overall just have a b...

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5 Things Trusting Teams Do

5 Things Trusting Teams Do | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

Foundational to a good team is a mutual vulnerability that results in real, meaningful trust. Teams that trust each other in this way are going to act vastly different than those that don’t. They won’t be corporate robots; they’ll be a group of humans working together to do amazing work.


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Five Things You Can Do to Get to the Next Level

Five Things You Can Do to Get to the Next Level | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
These five action items will help you approach change in a way that promotes resiliency and, ultimately, brings your business to that often-sought – but rarely achieved – “next level.”...

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Making the Transition to Intentional Growth | John Maxwell on Leadership

Making the Transition to Intentional Growth | John Maxwell on Leadership | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
I wrote my upcoming book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, because I wanted to help others see the value of growth and make it a priority in life.
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10 Ways to Get People to Change

10 Ways to Get People to Change | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

How do you get leaders, employees, customers — and even yourself — to change behaviors? Executives can change strategy, products and processes until they're blue in the face, but real change doesn't take hold until people actually change what they do.

Here is a good list of 10 approaches that seem to work


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Three Keys to Mindful Leadership Coaching - Forbes

Three Keys to Mindful Leadership Coaching - Forbes | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

"Mindful coaches perfect a form of conscious and comfortable simultaneous attention to themselves, their coachee, the relationship between them, and the mental, emotional, and relational dynamics occurring in the moment. There are three aspects of mindfulness that have particular pertinence to leadership coaching:

 

1)      an empty mind

2)      non-reactivity

3)      permissive attention"

 

Read the article to gain insights on the three keys to mindful leadership coaching.


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How (And Why) You Should Become A School Principal

How (And Why) You Should Become A School Principal | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

There are few dull moments for school principals. From training teachers to having heart-to-heart talks with troubled students, principals are the people who keep schools running smoothly on a daily basis.


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Transformational Leadership Theory – The 4 Key Components in Leading Change & Managing Change

Transformational Leadership Theory – The 4 Key Components in Leading Change & Managing Change | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Transformational leadership theory is all about leadership that creates positive change in the followers whereby they take care of each other's interests and act in the interests of the group as a whole.

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Traditional leader vs Collaborative leader via @Co_Lead

Traditional leader vs Collaborative leader  via @Co_Lead | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

The workplace is changing. The leadership is changing. The future is collaborative.


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How to find balance between leadership and management

How to find balance between leadership and management | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

In Leading Change, the Leaders as Chief Transformation Officer, Warren Bennis said, “Management is getting people to do what needs to be done. Leadership is getting people to want to do what needs to be done. Managers push. Leaders pull. Managers command. Leaders communicate.”


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10 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Brain While You Work

10 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Brain While You Work | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

"In my last column, I wrote about how I lead groups of volunteers to work with the Kenyan Children Foundation in Africa, and how we all return home exhausted but with our brains refreshed and renewed...."

 

10 great tips included in the article. Many can be wrapped in mindful practices. 


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10 Ways to Enhance Your Team Collaboration Skills

10 Ways to Enhance Your Team Collaboration Skills | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

It takes a great entrepreneur with a great vision to start a business, but it takes a collaboration of many people to make it a success. That's where leadership comes in as a key ingredient, to drive the collaborative process to make the whole team better than the sum of the parts.


Via Peter Verschuere, Jean-Philippe D'HALLUIN, David Hain
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Tacit Leadership: Power of the Implicit

Tacit Leadership: Power of the Implicit | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

There is a system behind The Implicit. This system has a feedback loop of one person conveying messages and another interpreting the messages, and we tend to attribute the meaning we associate to messages to the intent of the sender instead of saying it was what we interpreted.


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You Can't Be Effective When You're Too Smart for Your Own Good

You Can't Be Effective When You're Too Smart for Your Own Good | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Congratulations, smartypants, you've got the highest IQ in the room—too bad it'll make you a pain to work with.

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Transformational leadership for education in a digital culture - Digital ...

Although the topic of leadership is pertinent to the current discourse, surprisingly little has been written about it. While studies on leadership have a long history in the military and business management disciplines (Northouse, ...
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How emotional intelligence can enhance coaching practices

Emotional intelligence is a popular construct associated to business, education, health and more recently sport. There is clear evidence to substantiate that emotional intelligence is beneficial fo...
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Why Focusing on Weakness Doesn't Create Exceptional Leadership

Why Focusing on Weakness Doesn't Create Exceptional Leadership | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
There is psychological problem that some people experience called body dysmorphic disorder, sometimes referred to as imagined ugliness. People with this disorder exaggerate a small flaw in their appearance and perceive themselves to be completely ugly or grotesque. They cannot stop thinking about this minor or imagined flaw.

In many ways, believing that a small weakness will crater a person’s overall effectiveness is a similar serious misperception.


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