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How bad can it be to admit you need help in some area of your job? Will you look like a fool? How will others react? Find out in 2 minutes. Learn. Live. Lead.
2016 is on the way! As we get closer to the New Year, I encourage you to make a plan that will support you in your best life. My dad used to say, “Plan the work. Work the plan.” I’ve expanded on that a bit. I say, “Plan your life. Live your plan.” I believe
In 1907 Woodrow Wilson proclaimed, “We live in an age disturbed, confused, bewildered, afraid of its own forces, in search not merely of its road but even of its direction. There are many voices of counsel, but few voices of vision; there is much excitement and feverish activity, but little concert of thoughtful purpose. We are
No microwaving allowed. This week we focus on Law number three from John Maxwell’s book The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: The Law of Process. Much like life, leadership is a process. I love this idea. It sort of takes the pressure off to be a great leader immediately. This law allows us to grow
Build your skills of influence and enjoy the benefits in your classroom. This week we focus on Law number two from John Maxwell’s book The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership. Classroom success will come to you with fewer struggles when you get the Law of Influence working for you. In fact, when you adhere to
Nightly reflection will change your classroom. When you lay down to sleep each night review three things that went well at school. Then set an intention to recognize three positive impacts you have on students the next day as they occur. As you make this part of your daily practice, you will become more clearly
This week some of my long-held beliefs were tested. Initially, I was uncomfortable with the challenge. I felt my protective walls being raised and my focus narrowing. But then, I stopped for a moment and leaned on one of my all-time favorite phrases. It became my mantra for the week and what a powerful difference
Teaching is a consistent high-intensity job. Interactions with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, community members, lesson preparation, materials preparation and the like make for exhausting days and evenings. As a teacher you must be aware of things that require high level intensity from you and the things that take a toll on you. Then, you must
Why do we mark holidays, anniversaries, birthdays… as important? More importantly, HOW do you mark them? For instance, how did you mark the New Year? In your Zap of Wynn (the video at the bottom of this page) today, I will give you three questions to ask yourself that will make a big difference in