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164: Lead with a Little Grace

Effective leaders lead people from a place of grace not from an agenda. Everyone faces stressors on the job and being able to acknowledge the timing and size of such stressors in order to lead others towards effective change requires intention and grace. Tune in to hear how to meet your job requirements while leading others towards beneficial change during the Back-to-School mayhem.

Quotables

  • Grace is probably the best tool in your tool belt in helping anyone improve
  • When you know better, you do better
  • When you build relationships out of grace, you get additional time put on the clock
  • It’s better to affect long term change with grace, than lead with an agenda for short term change.

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I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.