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Enhancing leadership development in all levels of education both public and private.

A REAL Paradigm Shift In Education

A REAL Paradigm Shift In Education

Behavioral vs. Judgmental Statements

Behavioral vs. Judgmental Statements

Binding and Freeing Responses

Binding and Freeing Responses

Board Discord: How to Avoid It

Board Discord: How to Avoid It

Board of Trustees Code of Conduct – Hays

Board of Trustees Code of Conduct – Hays

Board/Administrator Decision-Making Guidelines

Board/Administrator Decision-Making Guidelines

Colin Powell’s Lessons

Colin Powell’s Lessons

Common Resume Blunders

Common Resume Blunders

Coping with Board Disharmony

Coping with Board Disharmony

Cover Letter Tips

Cover Letter Tips

Criteria for Choosing the Board President

Criteria for Choosing the Board President

District Town Meeting Guidelines

District Town Meeting Guidelines

Disturb Me, Please!

Disturb Me, Please!

Entry Audit [Superintendents]

Entry Audit [Superintendents]

Entry Plan – Draft [Principals]

Entry Plan – Draft [Principals]

Five Attention-Getting Ways to Start Your Cover Letter

Five Attention-Getting Ways to Start Your Cover Letter

Guidelines for Keeping the Board Informed

Guidelines for Keeping the Board Informed

Guidelines for Staff Reports to the Board

Guidelines for Staff Reports to the Board

Guidelines for Superintendent Reports to the Board

Guidelines for Superintendent Reports to the Board

Guidelines for Working Effectively With The Assistant Principal [Principals]

Guidelines for Working Effectively With The Assistant Principal [Principals]

Indemnification Clause

Indemnification Clause

Knowing When to Stay or Leave [Principals]

Knowing When to Stay or Leave [Principals]

Knowing When to Stay or Leave [Superintendents]

Knowing When to Stay or Leave [Superintendents]

Knowing When to Take a Job [Superintendents]

Knowing When to Take a Job [Superintendents]

Knowing When to Take a New Job [Principals]

Knowing When to Take a New Job [Principals]

Listing Your Accomplishments on Your Resume

Listing Your Accomplishments on Your Resume

Mistakes Superintendents Make

Mistakes Superintendents Make

Navarro ISD Board Operating Procedures

Navarro ISD Board Operating Procedures

Preparing for the Interview [Principals]

Preparing for the Interview [Principals]

Protocol for Working with Board Members

Protocol for Working with Board Members

Recommended Superintendent Rating Scale

Recommended Superintendent Rating Scale

Resume Tips [Superintendents]

Resume Tips [Superintendents]

Senge, Covey, and Peters on Leadership Lessons

Senge, Covey, and Peters on Leadership Lessons

Seven Class size myths — and the truth

Seven Class size myths — and the truth

Sixty-Forty Staff Evaluation

Sixty-Forty Staff Evaluation

State of the District Workbook

State of the District Workbook

Students First, Not Stuff

Students First, Not Stuff

Suggested Decision-Making Guidelines and Process

Suggested Decision-Making Guidelines and Process

Suggested Entry Plan

Suggested Entry Plan

Suggested format for listing references in a Resume [Principals]

Suggested format for listing references in a Resume [Principals]

Suggested format for listing references in a Resume [Superintendents]

Suggested format for listing references in a Resume [Superintendents]

Suggested Guidelines for Conducting Visioning Sessions

Suggested Guidelines for Conducting Visioning Sessions

Termination Without Tears

Termination Without Tears

The “Ben Franklin Method” For Winning People Over

The “Ben Franklin Method” For Winning People Over

The Abilene Paradox

The Abilene Paradox

The Ever Increasing Burden on America’s Public Schools

The Ever Increasing Burden on America’s Public Schools

The Interview [Principals]

The Interview [Principals]

The Interview [Superintendents]

The Interview [Superintendents]

The Law of the Garbage Truck

The Law of the Garbage Truck

The Principal’s Biggest Mistakes

The Principal’s Biggest Mistakes

The Seeds of Change

The Seeds of Change

Things To Do When Going To A New District [Superintendents]

Things To Do When Going To A New District [Superintendents]

Traditional (But Not Recommended) Superintendent Rating Scale

Traditional (But Not Recommended) Superintendent Rating Scale

Try Something Different

Try Something Different

When there is an Impending Problem in the District

When there is an Impending Problem in the District