Participants were asked: What are the most powerful takeaways for you concerning your entire experience with Leadership Partners? (n=81)
That I am a better leader now than I was before.
I can reprogram my subconscious mind to produce the positive outcomes that I seek.
I go back to the individual coaching sessions. They were very powerful.
I really found Dr. Smith’s presentation on dealing with employees very powerful.
ITs going good and now I have the tools for it to be even better
*Self-Reflection is important *Balance is important *Perception is important *Vision is important. Way too many to list.
Just understanding where I am at, and where are kids are at and helping faculty understand that as well.
The importance of self-care. In order to be the best leader, I have to be the best version of myself.
Life Coach and Script. Developing personnel and not casting them to the side.
Give yourself and your family the same quality and quantity of time that you give your school and staff.
I will think more seriously about my own perception of situations. I will be a better listener and realize that folks need different things from me.
Slow down and listen.
Some of the most powerful takeaways include my experiences with my coach, some of the presenters (whose ideas I continue to read about through their books/social media), and the “shares” of videos, articles, poetry that I’ve received.
That is starts and stops with me and that if I don’t spend time in reflection and with my family. I am not being the most effective leader possible.
It starts with me. I have to grow myself to grow others and be better for others.
Coaching experience showed me how to begin to add balance to my life.
The coaching was very impactful. I will take away what I have learned with Dusty and apply and carry it with me always.
Knowing who I am as a leader. The acute understandings of leading change.
Taking care of myself before I can take care of others. Building relationships is so important in the success of an organization.
Improving communication, ability grouping, positive self-talk and examining current practices to make sure they are inclusive.
My Life Script and my time with my coach
There are tremendous deficits within our education system, and we need to band together as a community to address these concerns so that we can provide equity and liberation for those that we are educating.
I feel I have tools to better lead my team at school. I have a greater focus on what’s important.
Balance and boundaries!
Knowing how to navigate through difficult moments and being the best me.
The coaching and Kim and Christy’s sessions.
I am not the intended audience for these sessions as I am not a principal or superintendent. I’m sorry. I wish I had better feedback to give.
Thought provoking Focuses on Self The importance of having a personal coach Support and networking
Not to be so hard on myself
~If we want equity, there needs to be a total shift in paradigm (Dr. Muhammad) ~Forgive! (Dr. Saenz) ~Things you do and say can have an impact on others (Dr. Irizarry)
Life Coaching with Genny Cone.
It starts with “me.” A better version of me helps to build a better community of “we.”
Assisting staff reflect on guiding questions to deepen understanding of how SEL can benefit students
Take care of yourself and make sure those around you do the same. Respect the differences of others and always look at situations in multiple ways.
Self-care is extremely important. In order to be the best version of myself, it is IMPERATIVE that I take care of myself.
Most powerful takeaways are: self-care, embedding positive affirmations into my daily routines and encouraging others to use affirmations as well, and to really focus on being masters of relationships.
There are many.
how others see me
There is so much knowledge out there to help us grow as leaders. It is important to search out that knowledge in order to better serve our students. It is vital to take the time to have these discussions and see the research that is available in our field.
Being able to tell your story to activate purpose
Too many to mention – really.
In order to be effective, I have to first focus on myself and practice what I preach. I have to proactively prioritize people and things in my life and ensure they consume the largest amount of my time. Nothing is more important than me and my family.
Genny Coyne’s advice on providing clarity and Green Lens
I had powerful take-aways about effective adult learning design and execution (on a meta level, because that is my job-I thought a lot about how you all were designing and facilitating). My post powerful experiences were with my coach Kim, as I navigated my personal and professional scripts with her,
That I need to be the BEST me and invest in myself so I can spread love and care in my professional life! The coaching is just unbelievable!
I have much to learn. This program gives me a solid foundation on which to grow as a leader.
Self-discovery and well-being need to be a priority for me to be the best version of me. I want to be able to encourage my staff and set a good example for them.
While I can always improve. I am seen by others as a stronger leader than I see myself.
The change starts with me, I need to take care of myself first. It is then I can show up at my best. I am definitely wanting a follow up or 2.0 version of this Program- every professor, speaker, and chance at collaborating with others brought out the nerd in me. Thank you!
The statistics given are going to be powerful when communicating the need for change.
Coaching – incredible!
You have provided me with tools that I need to continue growing as a person and as a professional. The most powerful takeaway for me is that I now know how much I underestimated myself. Through the 360 and coaching sessions I feel more empowered and ready for new challenges.
I love learning about the green lens. This is a powerful tool for all relationships.
I feel a lot more confident in my leadership style.
The most powerful takeaways are the importance of self-care, SEL, and being aware of how pertinent issues impact education.
The importance of relationships
It is important to self-reflect and understand myself so that I am able to be an effective leader.
Being my best self and paying attention to how I show up. Creating by story.
All of them! :) Can we have follow-up networking meetings with our cohorts?
Branding, Branding, Branding!
Powerful takeaways from this experience are: 1. I am and will continue to lead my life with intentionality 2. I truly have the power to create positive change in my life 3. It is through the power of connection that we are truly able to grow.
Work on myself first- everything else will follow.
The coaching with Dusty was by far the most rewarding! I made a forever friend in her!
You lead best when you’re the best version of “you”. Self-care is essential to a positive work/life balance so I must be sure I’m taking care of myself in order to effectively lead others. Social and emotional learning and cultural responsiveness is now more than ever critical to the success of our increasingly diverse population of students.
I enjoyed the coaching piece.
The power of self-awareness and relationships.
Reviewing my own analysis from the 360 and Easel report.
Great Quality presenters.
The individual coaching was great for me. The speakers did a great job of challenging us as leaders.
Positivity is key to being a great leader. Focus on growing those around you. Be intentional with your focus.