Teachers Are Leaders

In his book, “The Little Book of Leadership,” sales guru Jeffrey Gitomer says leaders embrace change. “Change is certain. Followers […]

The Five “E-Izits” of Evaluation

A couple of weeks ago, I published an article regarding “The Five Why’s,” and their role in process improvement.  If […]

The 5 Why’s – Determining the Root Cause

If you’ve been a visitor to SchoolAdvancement, you’ll know that according to systems thinking pioneer Peter Senge, a complete system […]

5 Tips for a Successful Fundraising Event Invitation

I ran across this article from the Andrea Brody Design Network.  In it, Andrea says that she attended a Webinar […]

Your School: A System of Systems

Let’s apply some systems thinking to your school, and begin in the classroom, where we learn the importance of “3” […]

Tetrahedronics: Metasystems Thinking (or, Systems Thinking About Systems Thinking)

It seems that everyone has a “system” these days. From Stephen R. Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” to […]

The Difference Between Systems and Linear Thinking

A recent LinkedIn article compared the similarity between Learning and Change as well as link between the business side and […]

PEACE In Leadership

Last month, I mentioned how Sr. Gertrude Foley and I were discussing the leadership qualities of Pope Francis. The one […]

The Five Qualities of Leadership

One of my favorite people to have lunch with is Sr. Gertrude Foley, a former President of the Sisters of […]

Don’t Take the Wrong Paths to Power

I found an article some time ago on LinkedIn, authored by Joel Peterson, the Chairman of JetBlue Airways.  While it provides excellent […]