5 tips to stay motivated when working remotely – Education Article

I’ve been working remotely for almost six years, so I have some sense of what it generally takes to be successful working from home. But then the social distancing orders went into place in March. Now, I’ve gone from focusing on work, alone, in my home office, to sharing my workspace with my wife (who has started working from home too), while we provide around-the-clock primary care for our two young children. Working from home has become less about working…

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5 tips for being a leader in the virtual world – Education Article

Being a leader can be challenging at the best of times, but even more so in a crisis situation like the current pandemic. But how do you lead well when you can’t physically meet with the people you are leading? Here are our tips for effective leadership in a virtual world. 1. Focus on inspiration and motivation, rather than just managing or controlling Motivating and inspiring leadership strategies are especially important when leading virtually because we lack many social cues…

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

The best professional development experiences are wonderful because they remind us of who we are: They affirm and support our evolving senses of identity in a complex world filled with mixed messages and lots of noise. In this post, I’d like to reflect briefly on professional development and identity. Earlier this week, I had a remarkable opportunity to spend two days with six amazing educators in a “design sprint” organized to help develop a new graduate certificate program in innovative…

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