How leaders communicate is vital. Do you tear down, or do you build up? Are you hyper-critical, or able to straddle the line of constructive feedback which pushes people to reach for more and encouraging affirmation? There’s an art to communication. It takes effort, thought, practise. Use it wisely.
1. The ability to empathise2. The ability to notice small details3. The ability to be both reflective and reflexive Not for a moment am I suggesting that these traits are inherent and possessed naturally. These abilities can be cultivated with diligent effort and application. In fact, some of the best teachers I have encountered have… Continue reading Three non cognitive skills essential for all teachers.