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This is my Leadership discipline message on Reflection and Balance, Relational Energy and FLOW...

This is my Leadership discipline message on Reflection and Balance, Relational Energy and FLOW...

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  • 6/4/12   PLC 2012 Institute Living in the FLOW of your PLC “Be, Know, Do!” Leadership Life! The reality is that on most days your leadership work exhausts you. You are trying really When did you decide that you hard… wanted to BE a leader, Your true leadership work, is to train in the teacher and an influencer of disciplines that will enable you to lead well, and that will transform who you are as a PLC other adults? school leader. Timothy D. Kanold tkanold.blogspot.com Twitter.com/#tkanold © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. KanoldPLCLeadershipDisciplines: 1 2 3 4 5 Vision Action Plusing Energy Inspiring  A set of actions you intentionally practice, through continuous training, to improve your ability to lead. © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold http://www.flickr.com/photos/photocapy/538924968/ Discipline of Service Discipline of and Sharing Reflection and Balance Better at … Better at … © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 1  
  • 6/4/12   Is Your Positive and High Energy Is Your Positive and High Energy Relational Intelligence Important? Relational Intelligence Important? Kouzes and Posner (2006) Rath and Conchie (2008) The single best predictor of Weaknesses: 9% career success… Strengths: 73% Is the quality of your relationship with your Full Engagement very first supervisor © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold Is Your Positive and High Energy Is Your Positive and High Energy Relational Intelligence Important? Relational Intelligence Important? Pheffer and Sutton (2008) Pheffer and Sutton (2008) 75% report the worse aspect of Poor relational leaders will drive the job is their motivated workers out of the Immediate supervisor… profession, or even worse cause them to withhold discretionary effort… © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. KanoldDiscipline of Service Is Your Positive High Relational Energy Important?and Sharing  Daniel Goleman… You are to foster a relational capacityThe leadership work among the various adults in your of… sphere, recognizing when it is low, and if so, providing immediate feedback for improvement. © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 2  
  • 6/4/12  You and I are wired up to connect You and I are wired up to connectwith others… with others…Nourishing relationships have a “how we connect with others has beneficial impact on our health, unimagined significance…. In effect, while toxic ones can act like slow being chronically hurt and angered, or being emotionally nourished by poison to our bodies” (p. 5). someone we spend time with daily over the course of years can refashion our brain” (p. 11). © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold Improving Your Relational Intelligence FLOW The best moments of our lives are not  On page 1 – rate yourself 1-10 on the the passive receptive, relaxing times – Four factors of emotional intelligence although such experiences can be enjoyable. The best moments usually  When you are ready, let’s do a “Feet occur when a person’s body or mind Meet and Greet”! are stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult…choose one of these and discuss how and worthwhile. you might improve…   — Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. KanoldThe Flow Channel The Flow Channel Place a mark (label the mark) for each grade level or course based learning team in your school or district that you lead or are a part of… Identify all Teams that fall in each category – T1- T4. © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 3  
  • 6/4/12  PLC FLOW Strategies PLC FLOW Strategies(Backside of the Flow Chart)  1. Establish Clear goals: Are   2. Limited number of goals: Is expectations and goals there a high degree of team attainable? Do they align concentration on a limited appropriately with the skill set number of tasks? and abilities of the team? © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. KanoldPLC FLOW Strategies PLC FLOW Strategies  3. Direct and immediate feedback:   4. Balance: How will the Team How will the team receive feedback leader measure the teams’ ability on what is working and not working - or knowledge and skill level successes and failures - during the against the challenge level of the course of implementing team required tasks? Does the team have task? How is this issue monitored a “Formative Way” to adjust their throughout the school year? work on the task actions throughout the school year? © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. KanoldPLC FLOW Strategies Moving Teams into the FLOW Channel…  5. Autonomy: Does the team  Using your team FLOW have a sense of personal control diagnostic chart… over how to perform the task or activity? The activity must become intrinsically rewarding, in  Identify Your 2012-2013 order to create an effortlessness actions that might help to of action by the team. improve a teams’ position along the FLOW Channel… © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 4  
  • 6/4/12   Is Your Positive High RelationalEnergy Important? Discipline of Reflection and Balance Better at … © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. KanoldThe Art of Full Engagement in Living the Quadrant I and II Life!Your Work…Are you in an energy crisis? Read Section III Highlight what connects for you…Faulty assumption thinking… Use a “First Word- Last Word” to shoulder“The because I can partner share… syndrome”… © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold High Energy Full Engagement and in the FLOW Signs I am drifting into Quadrant ≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈ III Quadrant III Quadrant I High Negative High Positive Angry Helpful   Constant impatience – lots of Fearful Hopeful Anxious Joyful physical tension Defensive ConnectedNegative Resentful Confident Positive   Relationships lack depth – weak Energy Energy connections with family and friends Quadrant IV Low Negative Quadrant II Low Positive   Lack of passion – undermines Depressed Exhausted Reflective Serene persistence and commitment Burned Out Relaxed Hopeless Tranquil   Lack of time – constantly late and Defeated Peaceful unable to keep up with tasks Low Energy © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 5  
  • 6/4/12   Avoiding Quadrants III and IV Avoiding Quadrants III and IV 1)  Hang out with exceptionally inspiring The Red Queen Effect… “it takes all the people running you can do to stay in the 2)  Participate in events that are same place” exceptionally inspiring to me 3)  Pay attention to my physical disciplines and how I multi-task © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold Too much time in QI or QIII will Avoiding Quadrants III and IV send you into Q IV! 4) Pay attention to my working environment   Your legacy goal to be your best 5) Have an inspiring recreation outside as a teacher and leader is internal of my work world balance – being fully engaged in Quadrant I while strategically engaging in Quadrant II activity… And only YOU can know what this is for you… © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold Living in the Flow of your PLC The Stakes Are High Leadership Life!Failure to create a culture of reflection The reality is that on most days your leadershipand internal balance will leave too work exhausts you. You are trying reallymany members of the PLC stranded in hard…Quadrants III and IV… Your true leadership work, is to train in the disciplines that will enable you to lead well,They will be ineffective in their jobs, they and that will transform who you are as a PLCwill be difficult to be around, they will be school leader.toxic to the improvement of the schoolas a whole…—and no one will notice © Timothy D. Kanold © Timothy D. Kanold 6