Information Wants to Be Free

This summer, as part of my doctoral work, one of my courses focuses on leading organizational change. The text, Leadership and the New Science, offers a challenging perspective on leadership. While we normally think of organizations as well-structured, curated entities, the author here delves into fields of quantum physics and chaos theory, positing that the …

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Organic Learning Communities

Not every organization begins through an order from on high. Some of the greatest change comes from groups of people who share a common vision and a desire for change. These groups make change happen over time, building a case for their views and influencing others. Change takes time but when driven organically, it stays.

Treat Everyone Like a King

“Anyone can face ease and success with confidence. It is the way we face trouble and misfortune that defines us. Self-pity goes with selfishness, and there is nothing more to be deplored in a leader than that. Selfishness belongs to children, and to half-wits. A great leader puts others before himself. You would be surprised …

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Leading the Way

This is a preview of my Friday “10 Things” newsletter. Friday editions are free for everyone. Greetings, friends. It’s the second Friday of 2023. I hope you’re off to a great year. It’s also Friday the 13th, so be careful out there and watch out for hockey masks… Here are 10 things I thought were …

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10 Quotes to Kick Off 2023

As we enter a new year, many of us are looking for ways to spark creativity and bring fresh ideas to our lives and work. Quotes can keep us motivated, remind us of what’s important, and inspire us to take action. Starting this year, I’ll share 10 of my favorite quotes from the previous year …

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The Connected Educator Book Summary

The Connected Educator is more than just someone that uses technology in the classroom. The connected educator is a lifelong learner, ready to adapt and use the tools available to improve their practice. They embrace new ideas and viewpoints throughout the connected world. Through the development of connected learning communities, the connected educator can improve their …

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The Speech Kennedy Never Gave

“…I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.” Remarks at a Closed-circuit Television Broadcast on Behalf of the National Cultural Center (527), November 29, 1962, Public Papers …

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