Those of us engaged in public education must constantly adjust, reflect, and react to what is happening

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First of all, my headline is slightly bullshittish. How do we define "success?" Our job as educators

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Okay, we know we live in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) world. A statement of fact:

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Your purpose lies beyond your work. It is the reason you think you exist. Most leaders do

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Psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi developed the concept of a "flow state." Have you ever been working on a

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Last week I had in-depth conversations with three outstanding educators. Two of them are teachers, and one

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I recently heard a school administrator say that they were looking for "rigor" in how learners are

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I created the New learning Ecosystem chart seven years ago. It was my attempt to try to make

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 I want to share two conversations I had this week that will form the basis for the

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Walking to the front door was not an easy chore. I had to navigate around broken toys,

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I want to thank Gregg Behr, the Executive Director of The Grable Foundation, for inspiring this post. Although

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As I reflect on the potential impact of web 3.0 I keep coming back to the idea

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In my perfect world, schools are based on the diagram above. The learner is at the center

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Recently, I have sat through a few meetings of educators where the topic involved "the learning gap"

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As we emerge bleary eyed from the pandemic, let's take some time to reflect on what will

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This week I met over 100 educators in different events. I talked to everyone from a superintendent

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Early in my career, I faced three tough decisions in a six-year period. My wife and I had

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The following is post from my weekly newsletter, The Learner-Centered Leader. To subscribe to the newsletter you

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Last week I talked about two terrible, horrible, no good, very bad questions. This week I am

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(This is written as a letter to my two college-aged daughters.) (It is also the foundation of

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Raise your hand if you feel as if you are the hamster running on that wheel...working hard

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3 Drivers For Transforming Education Systems One of my "go-to" newsletters is The Learn Letter by Eva Keiffenheim. As

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The Iceberg Model Of Systems Change We have all heard of the saying "that's the tip of

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What a great blog post I ran across last week. The author, Carey Nieuwof, makes a great

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Post Traumatic Growth...Can You Help Your Staff and Learners "Get" It? I am in the process of

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I know I promised a simple explanation of two things in last week's blog: a crypto digital

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The promise of Web 3.0, which I introduced earlier, depends to a large extent on the blockchain.

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I believe it is imperative that learner-centered leaders are always peering beyond the headlights into the future.

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We all love to have problems facing us all day at work, right? Well, if you do

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  l     "Remember, the act of schooling is an inherently political act." --Dr. Bill Boyd

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Here is something to think about. In all of my experience and all of my reading on

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​Do you have a book in your life that you continually go back to and read again

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I am going to get right to it in this post. This post is not meant to

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There are things in life that are simple, and there are things in life that are complicated.

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Title of Book: Top of Mind Author of Book: John Hall Year Published: 2017 What is unique

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Today’s blog post in an exert from my book School Leadership: Learner-Centered Leadership In Times Of Crisis.

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Outlook on LIfe What is your outlook life? Are you a “glass is half full” or a

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Questions to consider. How much time do you spend in quadrant #4? Actually, track your time for a

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Title of Book: Win Art Work & Succeed At Life: 5 Principles To Free Yourself From The

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Title of Book: The Expansion Sale: Four Must Win Conversations To Keep and Grow Your Customers Author of

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Learner-centered leaders want to get things done. Creating the conditions in which the school system starts to

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Those of us involved in trying to change schools to become learner-centered know how difficult that change

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What does it mean to be “leadershipped out”? Here are some signs that you might be suffering

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The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome

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A Story This week I had the honor of participating in a dissertation defense (congratulations Dr. Jim

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A Story Is "leadership" something that you are born with or a skill that you can develop?

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