Reinforcing Clarity

Written by Maren Schmidt on March 05, 2019

WWWD?

In the 90’s the phrase WWJD became popular and it was common to see people wearing bracelets with the WWJD acronym for What Would Jesus Do?

We can borrow an idea from that popular phrase to reinforce clarity in our organization.

What we...

7 Habits of Highly Effective School Leaders

Written by Maren Schmidt on February 13, 2019

 

Positive change. How do we know which direction to head when we decide we want to be more effective.

The ideas from the book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey, are a good place to start. 

Here is a series of articles to...

Leadership Series For School Leaders

Written by Maren Schmidt on February 08, 2019

Watching school leaders grow is fun!

Leadership is a choice and it is always wonderful to see my Kids Talk readers make a commitment to leadership and growth.

Overcommunicating Clarity

Written by Maren Schmidt on February 05, 2019

Patrick Lencioni in his book, The Advantage, tells us of four disciplines that healthy organizations have.  When an organization possesses these four disciplines, they also have a business advantage:

Remember! The Aloha Leadership Retreat

Written by Maren Schmidt on January 30, 2019

 Aloha Leadership Retreat  

May 3-5, 2019

The Aloha Leadership Retreat is a dream come true, and you’re invited.

Creating Clarity

Written by Maren Schmidt on January 01, 2019

What do we mean by having clarity within an organization?

Patrick Lencioni in his book, The Advantage, describes clarity as the alignment of values, goals, strategies and behaviors so that there is little possibility for confusion, chaos or...

Building A Cohesive Leadership Team

Written by Maren Schmidt on December 05, 2018

Patrick Lencioni in his book,The Advantage, asks us to imagine two organizations.

The first is led by a leadership team whose members are open with one another, passionately debate important issues, and commit to clear decision even if they...

FREE WEBINAR | Creating Your DREAM Community

Written by Maren Schmidt on December 01, 2018

Are you a school leader concerned about building your ideal school community?

FREE WEBINAR: Helping Parents "Get" Montessori

Written by Maren Schmidt on November 07, 2018

 Are you a school leader concerned about helping your school families "understand" Montessori?   

Please join me for a 45-minute "instant" webinar on Helping Parents "Get" Montessori.

In this free webinar you'll learn about:

Is Your School A Healthy Organization?

Written by Maren Schmidt on November 06, 2018

The single greatest advantage any company can achieve is organizational health.  Yet it is ignored by most leaders even though it is simple, free, and available to anyone who wants it.

Patrick Lencioni

The Advantage: Why Organizational Health...