Sometimes as leaders, we find ourselves agonizing over decisions that have the potential to impact students, families, and communities. There are times where there are no easy choices or decisions. Yet, when we collaborate with others, we can help ease the weight and also discover victories worth celebrating. In this podcast episode, Dr. Tim Dilg, Superintendent of Valley Park School District in Missouri, shares how their district is accomplishing more by working together and stimulating positive thoughts and workplace culture.
This episode addresses questions, such as:
How can we initiate conversations with team members that convey empathy?
What are some ways we can use technology to cope with the stresses brought on by COVID-19?
What is a key ingredient for implementing a strategic vision that inspires and aligns individuals across an organization?
There is Always Something to Learn
“Never stop being a learner. No matter what stage you are at in your educational journey, there is always something to learn from someone else. Through this process, I have benefitted more from listening than I have from any of the speaking I’ve done. Collectively we can do so much more than we could ever dare to do independently.”