Monthly Archives: September 2015

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September 18 , 2015 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

BACKWARDS AND WRONG

The “Education Equation” has it wrong and change comes slowly.  A study conducted by the U. S. Department of Education in collaboration with Germany. perhaps Japan as well, concluded that we have it all wrong.  If you look at the education equation, we tend to hold time constant and make education the variable.  If we

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September 18 , 2015 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

Teaching Respect, Responsibiity and RESTRAINT

As a long-time teacher and school administrator, my three R’s were respect, responsibility and restraint.  Most people understand, even accept, the first two easily but often stumble over the third.  We used those criteria to evaluate the behavior of students and adults, and most often included teachers and parents in the conversations about our values,

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September 18 , 2015 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

LIFE WORKS

LIFE WORKS   Like many of you, I write down my thoughts and experiences from time to time, keep a journal on occasion around travel, maintain a blog and use social media, mostly Twitter and LinkedIn, for a variety of purposes.  I have written several books, numerous articles, and have a web site that will

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September 18 , 2015 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

Stay Tuned

STAY TUNED A few weeks ago, I returned to Greenville, Ohio, to celebrate my 60thanniversary of my graduation from high school.   I spent, yes spent, the first 18 years of my life in this small town of about 13,000 in west central Ohio, close to Indiana. It has only grown by 3,000 people in the

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September 18 , 2015 / Posted by Gary Gruber / Uncategorized / No Comments

THE SEVEN C’S OF COMPETENT LEADERSHIP *

The Seven C’s of Competent Leadership * Rate yourself (or your leader) on a scale of 1-10 for each one.  Total and average.  See results. 1. Communication that is clear, concise, compelling and timely.  Stay in touch with customers’, clients’ and constituents’ information that keeps them connected 2. Collaboration that is supportive and encouraging.  It

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The Seven C’s of Competent Leadership *

Rate yourself (or your leader) on a scale of 1-10 for each one.  Total and average.  See results. 1. Communication that is clear, concise, compelling and timely.  Stay in touch with customers’, clients’ and constituents’ information that keeps them connected 2. Collaboration that is supportive and encouraging.  It takes time, effort and energy,  but the

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