Good To Great

I was recently asked to respond to the question, "What makes a great leader as opposed to a good leader?" As my thinking really went across the whole idea of being a leader regardless of official title, I thought I would post my list here for wider interaction.  The words left of the arrow are in the Good category, still necessary as great does not preclude good, and the Great stuff is on the right of the arrow.

Manager >

supporting priorities > vision

improvement > innovation

principal support > creation of new aspects

today’s job as described > new thinking and sustainability

supportive > trust leading to challenge

works well with others > connects and inspires

self confidence > colleagues’ confidence

work with community > engage and influence

knows students > makes meaningful connections



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