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The Cesspool (#1 – Reflections from the Frontline)

Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #1 – The Cesspool in Your School Synopsis: Dr. Duncan discusses how he was warned as a new teacher about patronizing the teacher’s lounge.  The teachers lounge had become the “cesspool” of the school – teachers complaining about students, about the leadership, about each other, etc.  He learned quickly that […]

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New Series: Reflections from the Frontline

I was blessed to read the book written by one of my good friends Dr. Sabin Duncan. Dr. Sabin Duncan is the Associate Director of the William R. Harvey Leadership Institute & the Honors College at Hampton University.  His book is a journey of his experience as a young educator and the lessons that he […]

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Quote for the Day: Steve Jobs

You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.  You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in […]

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Don’t Apologize for Me

When I was at Cornerstone Schools, the program began with the students performing a brief skit.  They had memorized lines and recited them in front of all of the mentors.  When the microphone was passed to one young man, he said three words…..then froze.  Words would not come out.  To his credit, he passed the […]

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Quote for the Day: Dick Gregory

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people. 

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Quote for the Day: Denzel Washington

My mother never gave up on me. I messed up in school so much they were sending me home, but my mother sent me right back.

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Quote for the Day: Isaac Watts

Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.

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Articles of Faith: Tools of the Trade

Articles of Faith: Tools of the Trade.  This is my next article on the Linked 2 Leadership website.  Hope you enjoy. Chad

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Quote for the Day: Robert Frost

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

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Quote for the Day: Chris Rock

There’s no rehab for stupidity.

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