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Motivation revamped: A summary of Daniel H. Pink's new theory of what motivates us

Motivation revamped: A summary of Daniel H. Pink's new theory of what motivates us | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
  Business books aren’t always the most riveting reads. However this week I became unexpectedly enthralled in Daniel H. Pink’s Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. I read the b...
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Why Your Team Matters More Than You

Why Your Team Matters More Than You | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
Contrary to popular belief, the success of a business isn’t ensured by an amazing CEO or even the work of a few all-star employees -- it’s all about the team. Even without your key players, your business should function without change.
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for the love of learning: 3 Major Shifts Public Education needs to make

for the love of learning: 3 Major Shifts Public Education needs to make | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
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One Better

One Better | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
In nearly every situation, we can do things one better.

Instead of texting to ask how a friend is doing, we could call.

Instead of sending a congratulatory card, we could also cook a meal to deliver.
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Sir Ken Robinson's New TED Talk About 'Education's Death Valley'

Sir Ken Robinson's New TED Talk About 'Education's Death Valley' | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
No stranger to TED, Sir Ken Robinson delivered a talk on "Education's Death Valley" where he outlines 3 principles that are crucial for the mind to flourish. He then goes into how current education culture works against those principles.
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7 Reflective Questions I Ask Myself Every Sunday

7 Reflective Questions I Ask Myself Every Sunday | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
Tweet 1. What am I doing well? 2. What can I do better? 3. Why am I working on Feast? 4. What big decisions are looming over me right now? (I try to answer them on the spot, just based on gut) 5. W...
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Donna Masters's curator insight, June 9, 2013 9:58 AM

I do this with #satchat every Saturday morning but I love this list as a way to refocus for the week.

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Seth's Blog: Lead up

Seth's Blog: Lead up | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
What you were trained to do: wait for a good, generous, munificent, tasteful, smart boss or client to tell you what to do. If that doesn't happen, blame the system, blame the boss, blame the client. If the work is...
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Sir Ken Robinson: Building a Culture of Innovation (Video)

Sir Ken Robinson: Building a Culture of Innovation (Video) | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
Building a Culture of Innovation Sir Ken Robinson delivers a brand new, insightful and entertaining talk to educators at the 9th Annual AERO Conference, "Finding the Catalyst for the Education Revo...
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“Education doesn’t need to be reformed – it needs to be transformed.  The key is not to standardize education but to personalize it, to build achievement on discovering the individual talents of each child, to put students in an environment where they want to learn and where they can naturally discover their true passions.” – Sir Ken Robinson

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The Enlightened Manager Blog: How to Get the Most from your Leads

The Enlightened Manager Blog: How to Get the Most from your Leads | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
It's hard to be a lead! You're not really a manager, but you have quasi-managerial responsibilities. If you have leads on your team, check out these five tips for getting the best performance out of them.
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3 Ways To Teach Yourself To Become Smarter

3 Ways To Teach Yourself To Become Smarter | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
New research reinforces the idea that intelligence is not fixedand therefore can be strengthened. Here's how to put those findings to use.
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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: How to Make Better Decisions

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: How to Make Better Decisions | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
PK-12 School Leadership's insight:

"Why do we have such a hard time making good choices?"

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Hardest Leadership Skill You'll Ever Learn (and 9 Ways to Master It)

Hardest Leadership Skill You'll Ever Learn (and 9 Ways to Master It) | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
Here's a lesson you won't learn on the fly. It takes practice and a real control of your ego. Check it out.
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Nothing Worse Than The Wrong Problem Solved Properly - Idea Sandbox

Nothing Worse Than The Wrong Problem Solved Properly - Idea Sandbox | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
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Revising the questions that shape learning

Revising the questions that shape learning | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
Questions are powerful things. Socrates knew this. Einstein too. But curiosity has gotten a bad rep over the years. First there was that little incident
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6 Ways Successful Teams Are Built To Last

6 Ways Successful Teams Are Built To Last | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
It takes great leadership to build great teams. Leaders who are not afraid to course correct, make the difficult decisions and establish standards of performance that are constantly being met – and improving at all times.
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Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: 11 Ground Rules that Leaders Ought to Know

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: 11 Ground Rules that Leaders Ought to Know | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
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Six Components of a Great Corporate Culture

Six Components of a Great Corporate Culture | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
From a vision to your people, the foundation for shaping -- or changing -- your organization.
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Seek Difficulty

Seek Difficulty | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
PK-12 School Leadership's insight:

Following the path of least resistance is easy, but there's often no reward there. Seeking out the more difficult route is always worth it.

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Top 10 Things I Wish I Knew the Day I Became a Leader (The Recovering Leader)

Top 10 Things I Wish I Knew the Day I Became a Leader (The Recovering Leader) | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
When we get promoted to positions of leadership, we don't get a manual. Here are the things I wish I had known on day one of my leadership journey.
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Define Your Personal Core Values: 5 Steps

Define Your Personal Core Values: 5 Steps | PK-12 School Leadership | Scoop.it
If your company has core values, shouldn't you? Establishing your own personal guidelines can remove risk and accelerate success.
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