I know that I have an uneasy relationship with screens and my kids. I constantly question whether they have to much time, the wrong kind of time, or the wrong kind of content. Sarah Dewitt’s TedTalk frames the discussion around screen in a thoughtful and useful way.
Very few people like conflict, including leaders. Fear of conflict prevents us from giving feedback employees, peers, and bosses. Lack of specific, timely feedback from a trusted person prevents many from realizing their true potential.
Leadership lesson for the day:
“Bedside manner matters and it matters more the greater the authority gap between you and the person you are talking too.”
We should all be more grateful. As a leader in a non-profit field, it can be hard to convey that gratitude without spending a ton of cash. Here is my list of free or low priced ways to express genuine gratitude.
6 ideas on creating web accessible content for staff, students, and parents.
How being a disabled motorist gave me insight to how we might better serve educators stuck in their pedagogical practices.
John Perry Barlow of the Grateful Dead and Electronic Freedom Foundation fame understood the transformative role of the Internet early than most of us. His list of “25 Principles for Adult Behavior” is a great roadmap to being a happy and healthy modern leader.