Jeffrey Takiue

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15 Questions To Ask Employees If You Want Them To Be More Engaged

Measuring engagement at work is quite difficult. It’s not like managers can read employees minds, so the best way to find out how to engage employees is to ask. But what is the most effective question to ask to get a useful answer?<p>We asked members of the Forbes Coaches Council what question should …

Employee Engagement

Why Emotional Courage Is So Essential To Great Leadership

<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In my work as a career and leadership coach with mid- to senior-level leaders each year, I’ve seen that the vast majority of the “leadership” or “career” challenges that my clients are facing are actually not career-related or professional in nature at …

Blue Cheese

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

5 Quotes That Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Leadership Storytelling

Leadership storytelling is the intentional assertion of your point of view. How do you master this underutilized 21st century leadership skill effectively and efficiently?<p>In my book <i>Let the Story Do the Work</i><i>,</i> I’ve provided tools, templates and examples to help leaders sharpen their business …

Leadership

5 Crucial Quotes on Leadership and Why They are Important

I am very passionate about leadership in education because a great leader saved my career. She showed me the importance of tapping into …

This New Data Will Make You Rethink How You Write Headlines

Here are 10 ways to write headlines that will melt your heart, give you goosebumps, or make you cry tears of joy.<p>Every day, people are working really hard to create quality content. But then they shoot themselves in the foot by slapping on some crappy headline onto that great content.<p>It's mind …

The Brilliance Of Ron Adams: The Coach's Coach

<i>Below is a lightly modified transcript of episode five of the Breakaway podcast, entitled “Assistance.” You can listen to the episode in its entirety</i> …

Steve Kerr

7 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Start the Day With Exercise

Physical activity stimulates the release of hormones to boost your mood, jumpstart your energy, fight stress and more.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no secret that regular workouts protect your health and make it easier to maintain a healthy weight. But did you …

Self-improvement

7 Time-Saving Strategies For Teachers That Put Students First

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Pedagogy

3 Ways to Engage Unhappy Employees Before They Quit

Learn how to mine the amazing talent and potential of your young workers for long-term growth instead of just training them for their next job.<p>By the time companies find their way to me to deliver a keynote to their employees about workplace engagement and empowerment, many of their top young …

The One Type of Leader Who Can Turn Around a Failing School

The strength of a nation’s economy and the vitality of its society depend on the quality of its schools. So why does the UK still lag behind its peers, despite investing more than them? The 2012 OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) study showed the UK invested the 8th largest …

Growth Mindset: How to Normalize Mistake Making and Struggle in Class

Carol Dweck’s research on growth mindset has become essential knowledge in education circles. The Stanford psychologist found that children who …

Pedagogy

Is 2017 Your Year? Here Are 3 Ways to Make Sure of It

As 2017 gets underway, most of us venture forth with hope and optimism that this will be the year that it all comes together. Here's how to make it so.<p>A pessimist found an optimist doing some yard work and started a conversation with his good-natured friend.<p>"Last year was awful," he said. "What do …

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Eagles, Seahawks score, highlights: Russell Wilson catches first TD by a Seattle QB

The Seahawks quarterback was the recipient of a touchdown pass<p>Fortune favors the bold and the Seattle Seahawks are not afraid to go for gusto. …

Critical Thinking in the 21st Century and Beyond

One of my fondest memories of school was my science teacher, Mr. South. Having attended a K-8 consolidated school in rural NJ, we knew who all the …

RSA ANIMATE: How To Help Every Child Fulfil Their Potential

Don’t End a Meeting Without Doing These 3 Things

When a sports team finishes a game, they usually don’t gather up their gear and immediately leave the court, rink, field or locker room. The players and coaches take a few minutes for a post-game meeting – a ritual that’s just as important as the pre-game warm-up.<p>In our view, participants in …

Professional Learning Communities Still Work (If Done Right)

First Person<p>Late last year, the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation published a widely noted study intended to explore what teachers want when it comes …

Pedagogy

Too few and too busy: With school counselors overwhelmed, Indiana kids fall through cracks

As a school counselor, Aimee Portteus helps hundreds of kids every year — but it’s the ones she can’t quite help who stay with her.<p>Just last year, …

Modern Age

<i>They have less experience but more responsibility. They’re often younger than their entire staff. How a new generation of younger principals is</i> …

What Makes Leaders Innovative? New Study Identifies The 10 Keys

“All the money in the world, all the research and development resources in the world aren’t really worth a hoot, without innovative leadership. Money does not follow ideas; it follows leaders,” said Forbes Contributor Henry Doss in his recent post about innovation. Many organizations would like to …

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7 Qualities That Promote Teacher Leadership in Schools

There’s a growing consensus among students, parents, teachers and education leaders that the current education system isn’t appropriately preparing …

Teaching

Public Speaking Pointer: Make It Personal

A series of short, insightful tips.<p>Like many young people who value authenticity and watch their pennies, my daughter does not buy greeting cards. She makes her own.<p>I have quite a collection of them, including this from a recent Christmas:<p><i>Your spirit outweighs</i><p><i>Your burden:</i><p><i>One hundred calls</i><p><i>Each old</i> …

21 Core Beliefs That Will Take Your Leadership From Good to Great

If you live your beliefs you can turn the world around.<p>Great leaders come from all eras, all levels of society, and all cultures--but there are certain beliefs great leaders share. These core beliefs are the foundation of your leadership, the things that will help you become successful. See how …

21 + 15 + 9 = Better Teachers

<i>Educator Julie Potts applies CrossFit training principles to help her students succeed.</i>A few months ago, I walked into a CrossFit box hoping to learn …

How to Stop Being an Angry Mom

Yes, you are an angry mom, but you’re not sure what to do about it. You really love being a mom. But sometimes, you’re just mad.