Dawn Morgan

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Your Local School Doesn’t Have to Suck

Hired by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to run New York City’s public schools, Joel Klein now describes his experience and offers plenty of advice worth …

Using @RemindHQ For Leadership

In the past, I've written about how much I love using Remind. So much so, I am an advisor to the company. But even if I wasn't an advisor I think the …

Servant Leadership - Being a Servant First, a Leader Second

Find out how being a "servant leader" can help you boost engagement, increase trust and build better team relationships.

Team Building

Why Tough Love Leadership Works

Teachings of the Far East explain the concept of yin/yang. In order to achieve balance, and ultimately success, we need to have oppositional forces present and equal. This is obvious in our relationships, as oftentimes opposites attract – personalities, talent areas, skill sets, hobbies, etc. This …

Don’t fall into these Leadership traps in 2015

Two in five CEOs fail within their first 18 months of leading an organization, according to a study published in the Harvard Business Review. …

Become A Better Leader By Thinking Like Swiss Cheese

Leadership is as much about knowing your weaknesses as it is about knowing your strengths. By knowing where your weak spots are and how to fill those …

If You Can't Instill Hope, You'll Fail Miserably As A Leader

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Libby Gill, the former head of communications/PR for Sony, Universal, and Turner Broadcasting, award-winning author of four books and an executive coach and consultant. As we shared about the various projects we’re working on, and the topic of hope …

Definition of a Great School: Practices Regardless of Poverty Rates

<i>By Erin Dukeshire</i><p>I often brag about the school where I work, explaining to people I meet that it's a great place for kids and teachers. When I mention that the school is Boston, they ask if I teach in a suburb of the city, or whether it's a private school. I am constantly disheartened by the …

Teaching

For Success at School, Personality May Beat Brains

When it comes to success in school, being smart isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Personality may have a lot more to do with academic success than …

3 Things Every Leader Can Learn From Seattle's Star Quarterback Russell Wilson

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Seattle is a football town and Seattle loves its Seahawks.<p>On any given Sunday you will find the masses of Seattle fans in Seahawks jerseys as they cheer on the defending Super Bowl champions. It’s like everyone in Seattle is part of …

Are You A Lazy Leader?

I continually review new and legacy research on effective leadership. And I’ve noticed a pattern: The easy thing to do is almost never the best thing.<p>What a drag, right?<p>Not really. If leadership were easy, any lazy bum could do it.<p>Here are three examples of research-driven “aha’s” that could make …

10 Ways iPads Teach Kids With Learning Disabilities

By now, saying that “the iPad is a great tool for customizing the classroom” wouldn’t exactly be breaking news. But while this holds true for every …

Education Technology

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

Why Successful People Need Hobbies | Inc.com

As a creative, resourceful entrepreneur, you bring many talents to the table. Some of these skills and gifts are innate, some come from experience, and many come from life outside of business.<p>Busy people often engage in hobbies and weekend adventures as a way of blowing off steam, building …

Self-improvement

Teacher: What I don’t have time to do anymore — and what I’d do if I had it

Teachers need a lot of things: more respect, higher salaries, etc. But one teacher says there’s something they need more than anything. Time. This was written by Jake Miller, who teaches seventh-grade U.S. history in Pennsylvania and who has taught several subjects in all grades from sixth through …

Holly Jolly Leadership Lessons From Santa (Seriously)

The world's original (albeit mythic) entrepreneur has plenty of insight when it comes to management, morale, and productivity.<p>Maximizing output has become increasingly challenging in the modern era, so this holiday season, who better to look to for management tips than the man who delivers toys to …

Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Mode

Digital photography has given almost anyone with a camera the potential to become a creative photographer. These days even compact cameras offer …

Landscape Photography

How to focus a portrait: get pin-sharp eyes in 3 easy steps

<i>Learn how to focus a portrait and capture pin-sharp eyes with our simple step-by-step tutorial and expert camera focusing techniques.</i>Portrait …

5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

The topic of post-processing isn’t an uncommon one here at Light Stalking, and readers are treated to a relatively wide range of processing-related …

7 Signs That You Have Over-Processed Your Photographs

Modern cameras give us great images without having to do too much to them. Many of us, however, realize that with a little post production we can …

7 landscape photography cheat sheets that will save your images

Landscape photography is all about taking the viewer on a journey through nature and the beautiful or turbulent moments it can create. A good …