119: Long-Run Leadership

As a teacher leader it’s so easy to just make decisions without thinking through the ramifications. Long-run leadership describes someone who is forward thinking and makes sacrifices for the good of the group so that down the line everyone benefits. Tune in to hear how you can become a long-run leader in no time!

Quotables

  • Don’t be that person who puts your own needs before others
  • When you take your extra energy and pour it back into the group you serve you are elevating the success of everyone
  • Take your eyes off your feet and start looking in the distance
  • In those singular moments you are establishing your leadership style, but more importantly you are establishing your leadership strength
  • You are here to help people not to advance yourself
  • Hold out for the long term benefit

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About the author, Gretchen

I am an educator of almost a decade, passionate about cultivating talent in aspiring and new teachers through practical tips and strategies. My blog, book, and podcast are geared towards empowering teachers to enter the profession and stay there due to the advice and encouragement I provide. We have a real need in our nation for strong leaders in classrooms, and I believe its my calling and duty to coach teachers to achieve and maintain best teaching practices in order to drive the growth and success of our students in and outside the classroom.