ImprovedEnegerizers

Author: Nelson Coulter The wisest leaders I know are fixated on continuous improvement. A continuous improvement mindset is inherently one that is futures focused. And, a continuous improvement mindset implies that something needs to change from its current state toward a better one. There’s that change thing again. I know a few very worthy wearers of the Continuous Improver tattoo. Here are some of commonalities …

Changing the Flow with Vision

Author: Ron Hadley, CEO & Founder, whereRUgoing.com Reversing the flow of an entire river is a notable accomplishment. From its inception, the Chicago River flowed from west to east just like every other US river east of the Continental Divide. Motivated by various needs and benefits, a vision to reverse the river’s flow began in 1871 and was fully realized nearly …

WHY or WHO

Author:Donna George, Secondary Principal, Cumby ISD When Dr. Coulter asked me to do this blog I didn’t realize the email was to me. I have no idea who I thought DG was – Let’s just say I wasn’t very observant. I asked a dear friend, “What on earth am I going to write about?”  She answered, “write about your story.”  Well that won’t work.  Which …

HyPerformance-HyperFocus

Author: Nelson Coulter The wisest leaders I know remain hyperfocused on their intended outcomes. They refuse to be distracted by unimportant and tangential stuff that screams for time on their calendar and for their precious attention. Most of these excellent leaders have learned that too many “goals,” the constant pull to accomplish everything, typically results in achieving very little (if anything). …

The Power of Positivity

Author: Mark Raygosa Principal, Lytle Junior High School I have learned that sometimes things don’t always work out like you hoped.  I never envisioned a career in education, being a teacher, yet alone becoming a principal of a campus.  I credit my Associate degree, Bachelor’s degree, and Master’s degree to the people that encouraged and supported me on my journey when I …