Advise for Heads of School
I. Collective decision making.
"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change" - Charles Darwin
II. Level the field among your staff.
"The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them." - Ralph Nichols
III. Solving problems is a group task.
"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." - John F. Kennedy
IV. Redefine the rules.
"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships." - Michael Jordan
V. Ask for and offer feedback.
"A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better." - Jim Rohn
VI. Communicate and seek new paths.
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." - John Quincy Adams