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All leadership should be servant leadership

I recently was fortunate to attend a leadership seminar featuring a number of nationally known presenters and walked away with a number of insights. …

9 Qualities of the Servant Leader

At first blush, you may think a servant leader literally takes on the role of a servant. Taken to an extreme, that definition would look like this:<p>As …

Leadership

Every Leader Must Be A Change Agent Or Face Extinction

In a workplace infused with top down, hierarchical, departmental silos, change management is the new requirement for leadership success. With a market comprised of fickle consumers and workplaces brimming with employee identity crises, leadership success requires more patience, poise, and …

3 Ways to Motivate Your Team

<i>What are the best ways to motivate a team? Are there best practices that managers can use to lead?</i><p>I’m always asking people these questions, trying to …

Employee Engagement

7 Lessons From Facebook, Pinterest, And Google On Building Diverse Teams

Diversity numbers at most tech companies are pretty dismal, but some of the biggest players are using these strategies to change the ratio.<p>Working on making Buffer an inclusive place where all kinds of people feel they belong and thrive is one of my favorite things.<p>It’s a unique time to be working …

Howard University

Study Finds People Who Show Their True Selves At Work Are Happier And More Productive

If you're sat at work wondering why you're not being productive, then chances are we may have found the real reason why - and it starts with you.

21 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas Every 21st Century Teacher Should Try

Take advantage of all of the new resources and ideas circulating in the education community, and start experimenting in your classroom! To help you …

Education Technology

8 Ways Your Small Business Can Provide Professional Development

It’s estimated that American companies spend $164.2 billion on employee development programs each year.<p>Executives who successfully implement …

Small Business

'Building Healthy Young Minds' Professional Development Workshop

<b>Building Healthy Young Minds</b><b><br>A workshop for educators, parents and health professionals</b><p>Join Smiling Mind and learn about how to build resilient, …

Our personal mission: Informing the future of professional development | Next generation learning - insight and resources from Brightwave

The transparency afforded by digital technology and today's networked business organisations is changing the nature of interaction between colleague, …

Genius Hour PD | Dare to Care

Today, we did Genius Hour at school. There were no children here. It was a teacher’s professional development day. Teachers did Genius Hour.<p>Our …

Teaching

13 Powerful Ways to Continue Your Professional Growth

At YouTern, we’ve been talking a lot lately about self-learning’s role in professional growth and perpetual career development. So it makes sense …

Education

Waving Goodbye to Drive-By PD

There has been a great deal of knocks on professional development as of late and rightfully so. More often than not, professional development is …

Sustaining a Culture of Learning for Educators

If we want our teachers to allow students the opportunity to personalize their learning experiences, then we should afford teachers those same …

Education Technology
Professional Development

Teachers come together on Twitter for professional development and inspiration

Although Nikki Vradenburg is the only K-1 teacher in her Bozeman, Montana-based school, her personal learning network includes fellow educators from across the region, country and globe.<p>"Our state is so spread out that teachers do not often have the opportunity to meet and work with other …

Social Media

20 Questions That Schools Should Be Asking About Professional Development

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Professional Development

Mindfulness Training Changes Teacher Behavior in the Classroom

Any parent knows that teaching is hard work. It’s not just about trying to get across a certain subset of information through fun, interactive …

Mindfulness