Covey, S. (2006). Self Trust and the Four Cores of Credibility.
Leading at the Speed of Trust
“Be HONEST. Tell the TRUTH. Let people know where you stand. Use simple language. Call things what they are. Demonstrate integrity. Don’t manipulate people or distort facts. Don’t spin the truth. Don’t leave false impressions. “
Covey’s description of Talk Straight seems very simple. Are we practicing these words daily? In order to create a culture of coaching, we have to establish trust and then model a structure of authentic feedback.
The Principles of Change
For Class 25, you should recall the references to Couros during your work with Growth Mindset. For Class 24, you may be able to relate this article to the discussion on personalized learning.
Poverty, Family Formation, and the Future of Family Education Reform
As we travel the hallways, how often do you truly “speak” to the students? Do you really know their stories? This article puts a name and face to those who are struggling.
Class 24 January 10, 2019 AGENDA
Class 25 January 10-11, 2019 AGENDA
You are probably already familiar with the NC Executive Standards, but are you also aware of the 21 Competencies found within this evaluation tool? Make sure you are aware of the competencies of an effective leader. LINK
- Change Management
- Conflict Management
- Creative Thinking
- Customer Focus
- Emotional Intelligence
- Environmental Awareness
- Global Perspective
- Organizational Ability
- Personal Ethics and Values
- Personal Responsibility for Performance
- Results Orientation
- Systems Thinking
- Time Management
This December edition is the third PF newsletter. Have you considered a communication platform when you become the principal of a school? Newsletters may be archaic and not appealing to the digital natives; however, keep in mind that not all of your educators are as technologically savvy as others. Select a weekly communication platform and be CONSISTENT in sending it out! Consider adding an anonymous link to a spreadsheet for those with concerns. You must create a way for people to “vent,” or they will do it openly in the hallways when frustrated. The “venting” section topics can be addressed by you in the following newsletter. This is one way to make sure that everyone has a voice and is HEARD.