Practical insights and strategies, backed by years of experience and research, help you establish your professional identity, build your own support team, connect with students, and grow in your career.
Chapter 9: Build Your Support Team
Build Your Support Team
Dig the well before you're thirsty. Every day, make sure you put a deposit in the bank of good will. One day you're going to need to make a huge withdrawal. You're going to make a mistake.
I owe whatever success I've had to following a simple truth which my less successful colleagues seem to ignore. Underneath it all, it's a people business. I'll be effective only to the extent I know and care about the people here.
Parents do not keep their best children at home and send their worst to school. They send the best they have with the expectation that their children will return home much better.
I just ...