Something Simple that Every Effective Communication has in Common

I was sifting through some e-mails earlier this Summer and an unexpected message popped up from a parent. The parent was going through their child's yearbook and had stumbled upon my annual yearbook message to students. After reading my message to students (below), the parent wanted to share a cool connection she had made. Evidently, she went to high school with one of the authors I mentioned in my message to students. But what happened next was even more unexpected. To make a long story short, the parent reached out to the author, Dusti Bowling, who was nice enough to record a video greeting and super-special booktalk for our students. I'll include her custom video at the very bottom of thi

If You're an Early Adopter, This Might be Your Biggest Blind Spot

You might be thinking we all have blind spots, right?! So what's the big deal? I'm inclined to agree with you, but some blind spots are bigger and more important than others. These are the blind spots that may limit your ability to serve others and grow. Now, here's the thing about early adopters. We have a predisposition for trying new things. (This can be a good thing.) And we often have a higher tolerance for risk and failure. (This can be a good thing too.) Many of us are also passionate about leading change, and because of this, we may find ourselves flummoxed when others are slower to adopt a specific technology. (This is not such a good thing...and it's a sign we have an important bli

Dr. Brad Gustafson is an elementary principal, author, and speaker. He believes schools can be spaces where creativity and innovation thrive, but only when we prioritize relationships and a relevant, connected pedagogy. 


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