Tag Archives: influence

(#212) Teachers Make a Difference—Everyday!


Think of your favorite teacher, counselor, or advisor. What did she/he do to make a difference? This blog post will be a repeat message for some who follow me on Facebook. It warrants repetition. So thanks for the indulgence I … Continue reading

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(#158) Effective Leadership Embodies Influence Over Control


“We can’t practice compassion with other people if we can’t treat ourselves kindly.” -Brené Brown- In last week’s post, I listed my top five attributes for effective leadership.  At the top of the list, I had placed the ability to … Continue reading

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(#129) Identify What You Can Influence


Today, you have the ability to have a positive impact on your little area of the world.  Tomorrow, broaden that circle. One of my students, during an in-class post-election discussion, said that he was disappointed at the level of nastiness … Continue reading

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