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The Secret Skill of the Best Coaches Today

7shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Have you heard the news? California appears to be the first state to pass legislation that will compensate student-athletes for their names and images. California’s governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill that allows athletes attending California universities to earn money from their names, images, and likeness rights,…

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Three Priorities of the 2020 Principal of the Year

2shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Last month, one of the administrators we work with and admire was named the 2020 National Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Her name is Kerensa Wing. She has served as principal of Collins Hill High School in Gwinnett County for the last…

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How Two Teachers Made a Life-Changing Impact

4shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Each week, leading up to “Giving Tuesday,” I decided to post a story illustrating the “art of generosity.” Instead of asking you to give to our non-profit, we chose to offer a handful of stories of generous people, then challenge you to find your own young person nearby and…

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Eight Sticky Traits of Uncommon Leaders

9shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Years ago, I spoke at an awards banquet for a large corporation on the West Coast. A woman named Julia received an “uncommon leadership” award that evening for taking her department to an entirely new level of performance. Her team had doubled their results, year-over-year, even in the midst…

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The Timothy Alexander Story: How He Overcame Two Tragedies

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Each week—leading up to Giving Tuesday—we are posting a story of a person who has experienced someone’s generosity. We call it “The Art of Generosity.” We shared the story of Truett Cathy and John Maxwell, and today, I want you to meet Timothy Alexander. Timothy has become one of…

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The Impact of One Generous Leader

11shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Leading up to “Giving Tuesday” and Thanksgiving this year, we thought we’d do something different. I plan to post simple stories of leaders I know who’ve encountered generous people during their lifetime. This first is from my friend, Glen Jackson who tells of his first encounter with Truett Cathy.…

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Changing the Way We Communicate with Generation Z

16shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Did you know that public educators are quitting their jobs at a faster rate than some schools can replace them? As of last year, “public education employees are leaving their jobs faster than ever recorded,” reports government data reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. “Teachers, janitors and other education professionals departed their…

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