Tag: Leadership

A Full Day

June 13, 2016 0

A Full Day Started the day with a fantastic Middle School Admin Team Retreat, followed by an incredible Maker session where I learned about the Studio(i) experience, designed and printed using the laser cutter, and earned a badge! It was a fantastic turn out and professional learning event considering it is summer time. Next, I…

By Chip Houston

Leadership Badge Series

November 2, 2015 1

Leadership Badge Series Here is a badge design I am experimenting with as a way to show appreciation and recognition for leadership. This badge does not have a ‘submit evidence’ but it is awarded by me or it has the ‘nominate a peer’ option. This is the first in a series of leadership badges I…

By Chip Houston

Great by Choice

October 25, 2015 0

Great by Choice In preparation for an upcoming executive team meeting, our team read chapter 2 of Jim Collins’ book ‘Great by Choice.’ The introduction was particularly fun to read as it compared two expedition team leaders – Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon, in their preparation and pursuit of being the first to reach the…

By Chip Houston

4 Levels of Delegation

October 5, 2015 0

4 Levels of Delegation by Andy Stanley with Gavin Adams Notes from the Podcast Investigation “I just want you to go find out some things. Research. Gather info. Bring it back to me or our team. Don’t do anything about it yet. Informed Progress I have a project/task for you. I want to give you something…

By Chip Houston

#20 Bringing My Heart

August 2, 2013 0

One of the best books I’ve read this summer is Boundaries for Leaders by Dr. Henry Cloud. In fact, it’s so good, I’m not finished yet. I’m fascinated by the ideas Dr. Cloud writes about leading so brains can work. “In brain terminology, executive functions are needed to achieve any kind of purposeful activity –…

By Chip Houston