A Growth Mindset Transforms Educational Leadership

Aaron ElseBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: Principals are key to shaping school culture and fostering resilience, adaptability, and continuous improvement in their teams. Emphasizing learning from challenges boosts educators’ impact on students; strategies include leading by example and celebrating progress. Cultivating a thriving learning community relies on nurturing resilience, improvement, collaboration, and student success. As a school principal, one of your most influential roles is … Read More

Confronting Our Complaints

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Gratitude helps wire our brains to look for the good. Research has shown that, on average, people complain about once a minute during a typical conversation. The more we complain, the more we wire our brains to focus on the negative aspects of our lives. Try to go one full day without complaining. Constant Complaining In this Teach Happier … Read More

Motivation, Mindset, and Momentum

Jami Fowler-WhiteBlog, Reflect Better

TL;DR: It can be challenging to remain positive after such a difficult year. Even if you didn’t meet your goals, you still made an impact. Show gratitude and appreciation for others. Make sure you are checking your mindset. Find ways to bring your best self into the classroom. Keep going. There is no finish line. What can you do to … Read More