With the school year starting again, there are no shortages of articles about ideas for better teaching. We also track interesting reads on ideas for better leadership – for the classroom, for schools, and for whole communities. Check out the links below for our latest roundup:
Overcome These 5 Biases to be a Better Leader
This article looks at the concept of bias (spoiler: we ALL have them). By reviewing our own biases as people and noticing how we make decisions, leaders are better able to adjust their style of leadership and adjust for bias from others.
To Get People to Embrace Change, Emphasize What Will Stay the Same
Harvard Business Review may seem a strange place to get leadership ideas for education. However, in many ways, leaders are leaders. The concepts and ideas from business do not always apply, but when it comes to leading change business sometimes has some good pointers. (Another note: people in corporations do not like changing either.)
Administrators Can Make or Break School Culture. Here’s How to Spot the Best Ones
It is no secret that leaders define school culture – in positive and negative ways. But what are the areas to watch out for when choosing a leader? What sets the best candidates apart?
To Make a Change at Work, Tell Yourself a Different Story
Driving to win at all costs may not be the only way. Taking a look at how you position your leadership story and goals is a solid way to see where small course corrections can not only change your thinking – but it can drive your team as well.