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Posted by on Jul 22, 2018

LEAN IN WOMEN, WORK, AND THE WILL TO LEAD BY SHERYL SANDBERG  Introduction: Internalizing the Revolution P. 5 “Knowing that things could be worse should not stop us from trying to make them better.” P. 7 “A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.” P. 7 “Conditions for all women will improve when there are more women in leadership roles giving strong and powerful voice to their needs and concerns.” P. 8 “Men are promoted based on potential, while women are promoted based on past accomplishments.” P. 9...

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What School Could Be

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018

What School Could Be By Ted Dintersmith Overview “What School Could Be” presents a vision and encouraging ideas of what schools can accomplish if teachers, students and parents work together innovatively to help students develop the skills and ways of thinking needed to flourish in today’s world of fast-paced technological change. According to the author, actual learning happens when we give kids real-world challenges, have them work in groups with other kids and provide them with resources and adult support. If we give students credit for real-world projects and internships they have...

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Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education

Posted by on Jun 30, 2018

Creative Schools The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education By Ken Robinson, Ph.D. And Lou Aronica Introduction P. XVIII “We’re all born with immense natural talents, but by the time we’ve been very far into our education system, many of us have lost touch with these talents.” *P. XXII “If you design a system to do something specific, don’t be surprised if it does it. If you run an education system based on standardization and conformity that suppress individuality, imagination and creativity, don’t be surprised if that’s what it does.” P. XXIV “Whether...

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The Road to Character

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018

The Road to Character By DAVID BROOKS Introduction P. XI “Most of us have clearer strategies for how to achieve career success than we do for how to develop a profound character.” P. XII “You have to give to receive.” P. XII “You have to surrender to something outside yourself to gain strength within yourself.” P. XII “You have to conquer your desire to get what you crave.” P. XII “Success leads to the greatest failure, which is pride.” P. XII “Failure leads to the greatest success, which is humility and learning.” P. XIII “We live in a society that encourages us to...

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ENGINE of IMPACT: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018

  ENGINE of IMPACT Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector By William F. Meehan III Kim Starkey Jonker   Introduction: Strategic Leadership in the Impact Era P. 1 “We are the dawn of a new era—the impact Era—in which non-profits will play an ever more vital role in supporting, safeguarding and sustaining civil society.” P. 19 “The practice of strategic leadership involves not just doing good work but also doing that work in a highly intentional and highly effective way.” P. 19 “An engine of impact, as we call it, starts with the mission of an organization....

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