Most of Eklund Consulting's work is with educators and educational leaders. However, in this week's blog, Nathan Eklund address an important group in the educational community - parents
Nathan Eklund describes how Eklund Consulting uses data, such as the School Workplace Satisfaction Survey, to help make schools great places to work.
Never mind the title of this post. Nathan Eklund wants to ask a better question. "Do you think?"
Disclaimer: Hello readers! I think it’s been almost 9 months since I’ve posted. It’s not for lack of fodder. Since I last wrote I’ve started my second book (where my writing energy has been funneled). I’ve worked with countless organizations and leaders and have been almost always the “right kind of busy.” That said, I’ve missed this forum.
You have the people. It is your job to flame the fire, ignite their passion.
Players love to play.
Teachers love to teach.
How a leader chooses to reach out to those that will oppose or will be most negatively affected by the plan is, ultimately, the key to a healthy organization.
This week’s #TBT post is from contributor Dr. Scott Butler, who is a school administrator and is also the co-developer of Eklund Consulting’s “School Workplace Satisfaction Survey.” The post comes from 2012, but could not be more relevant at this time of the year. Welcome back, educators!
Eklund Consultant Lesley Fisher sits down with Lake Bluff Superintendent to discuss how her past affects her work, how others affect her work, and her views on education.
This is the time of the year to give advice to young people. We have all watched many of our favorite celebrities/innovators/speakers give commencement speeches to help guide our young people as they reach milestones in their lives. In this week's #TBT post, Nate Eklund gives some similar advice in the form of a letter. Even though it was from October 2012, the message still resonates today.
When encouraging them to look for short-term, immediate areas for attention and growth, one of the attendees said, “Oh. So you want us to look for low hanging fruit.” I agreed.
But then I didn’t.