19 03, 2017

Optimistic Leaders Ask: Why is it effective?

2017-03-24T13:01:43-04:00March 19th, 2017|2 Comments

We need to assume an optimistic view in order for us to feel like we can make a difference in the lives of children. Furthermore, if we want our children to be resilient and optimistic, we need to model it. Mary Beth HewittOptimistic Leaders notice effectiveness — what's working well and why. Effectiveness is not the same [...]

28 02, 2017

Optimistic Leadership

2017-07-12T15:22:59-04:00February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

A foundational principle of Leading for Children is Optimistic Leadership. To be optimistic means to see a future with desired results. We must embody optimism for ourselves and the children and families we serve and that requires a mindset driven by purpose and focused on outcomes. Moreover, it involves collaboration with colleagues to develop [...]