Handing every student a tablet or laptop will not magically usher our classrooms into the future. Instead, the future of education will be created by learners themselves. It’s tricky for schools to keep up with the pace of innovation. That’s why the very students and learners who are so plugged in outside the classroom —…
I have a friend who can always be counted on to have a great book recommendation handy. Another who can not only tell you the best available movie currently in theatres, but confidently stand behind his recommendations. And some people...
As we enter the New Year together, this is the perfect time to reflect upon the ways we can mature and grow as leaders. With the economy beginning to show signs of life, leaders must take stock of their attitude, approach and style and identify ways to improve their performance for the betterment of the employees and the organizations they serve. This process begins by accepting the fact that you may need to adopt a new leadership mindset – a realization awakened by your past experiences, previously missed opportunities and the business trends that demand it.
A mindset shift requires you to break away from old behaviors and habits that may no longer be serving you effectively in your leadership. It demands that you escape your comfort zone and accept that complacency is doing you more harm than good. Adopting a new mindset is the first step in reinventing yourself as a leader, and ultimately regaining your competitive advantage, impact and influence.
Most of us assume that intelligence is immutable, set by our genetic inheritance or by our upbringing. Writer and reporter Annie Murphy Paul explodes that myth by revealing the impact of the microenvironment. This podcast is available for download on iTunes
The human ingenuity within any organisation are it's greatest competitive advantage. Yet according to the latest statistics, over half of todays workers are disengaged . When leaders are committed and actively working to engage, inspire and embolden – they unleash untapped potential and raise the bar not just on productivity, but on the value their organization contributes to all stakeholders.
In recent years many innovative schools have begun a shift toward the use of educational technology. Even though your institution may be ready to make a similar transition, it’s not always clear where to start. Without a clear vision and wise counsel, such a shift can be time-consuming as well as costly.