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The Art of Leading a Department: Persevere

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” H.G. Wells If you’ve missed any of the series so far, click here for all of the previous parts of this series. This is a short post to wrap everything up. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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The Art of Leading a Department: Network

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Helen Keller If you’ve missed any of the series so far, click here for all of the previous parts of this series. The Sword of Damocles I’ll happily … Continue reading

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The Art of Leading a Department: Know Your Students

Identification is not the same as knowing someone through and through. Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care If you’ve missed any of the series so far, click here for all of the previous parts of this series. The matrix I loved … Continue reading

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The Art of Leading a Department: Listening to Those Above and Below

Never miss a good chance to shut up. Will Rogers If you’ve missed any of the series so far, click here for all of the previous parts of this series. Listening is different from hearing. Listening is an act. Hearing … Continue reading

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The Art of Leading a Department: Be a Reflective Practitioner

Even if you think you’re doing well and have it all figured out, there is a voice you will always inevitably hear at some point which nags at you and says “but wait…” Don’t ever dismiss it, listen to what … Continue reading

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The Art of Leading a Department: Communicate Clearly and Effectively

Assumptions are the termites of relationships. Henry Winkler If you’ve missed any of the series so far, click here for all of the previous parts of this series. My Chaotic Mind Allow me to let you a little bit into … Continue reading

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The Art of Leading a Department: Challenging Staff, Part 2

“Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” Robert A. Heinlein If you’ve missed any of the series so far, click here for all of the previous parts of this series. In the first part of this section on … Continue reading

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