Links Specifically for Leadership
Name and Celebrate Staff Competence
Showing appreciation to your staff and fellow co-workers is a part of a healthy, productive, and encouraging work culture. Here are some options to encourage appreciation and focus on the specific competencies of staff or staff teams that combine to produce your school’s positive outcomes.
- Create a process where staff can nominate each other for staff appreciation
- Create and maintain an ongoing list of assets of your team or workplace — Something everyone can add to and see in the teachers’ common gathering space
- Develop a gratitude board, or employ other strategies to foster a workplace attitude of gratitude, such as the ideas provided here
Link to resources, videos, and tools to learn more about and develop a growth mindset.
A popular and reliable time management approach, “Five Simple Steps That Apply Order to Chaos”
A toolkit from AMA on using appreciative inquiry to foster positive culture, including how to incorporate it into daily work to maintain positivity in your organization.