Saturday, December 7, 2013

Professional Development the Key to Leadership

The key to being and effective leadership in education is the determination to never give up. A good leader will know that when something goes wrong it is an opportunity to learn. It's actually a time to do something different then you've done in the past.  Her are somethings you can do to take your leadership to another level:

1. Read a leadership every three months

2. Read leadership ebooks

3. Attend an online seminar on leadership

4. Pursue a masters degree

5. Work on your listening skills 

6. Make a commitment to change

7. Download a MP3 recording from blogtalkradio

8. Attend a leadership and motivation conference

9.  Serve as a leader in a local education association

10.  Identify a mentor who is a leader and stick with him/her

It takes time to become an effective leader. You must accept all of the stages.  You will gain more wisdom
with each year that goes by. Stay steady and look for ways to keep yourself motivated by talking to others. You can make it. Dr. Stephen Jones conducts professional development workshops. You can contact him at 610-842-3843  or at 

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