For eight years I've been a principal. One thing I've learned over the years is the dynamic of Me versus We.
It's human nature to focus on yourself above all other things, but this can be the demise of a school, organization or family.
Have you ever been a part of a team and you just knew individuals weren't giving their all? Have you ever been a part of a team and thought, "I'm the hardest worker on this team?"
Sure you have.
I bet these thoughts created resentment, frustration, and anger.
My biggest struggle as a leader is constantly trying to get the most out of everyone.
What I do believe is to get the most out of people leaders need to:
Mr. Gilpin is a people first educator that is focused on serving others, building relationships, student engagement and empowering staff.