THE BEST OF THE MARSHALL MEMO

Carefully chosen summaries to energize leadership, teaching, and learning

Leaders' Emotional Intelligence


Desirable Qualities

  1. Deconstructing emotional intelligence
  2. Self-awareness 101
  3. Are you a curious person? If so, in what ways are you curious?
  4. "Résumé virtues" and "eulogy virtues"

Building Trust

  1. Can a leader admit confusion and still lead?
  2. Projecting warmth and strength as a leader
  3. A principal shares his moral compass

Dealing with Stress

  1. Managing the stresses of school leadership
  2. How making too many decisions can erode their quality

Cognitive Quirks

  1. Managing feelings, values, and expectations
  2. Dealing with the desire to be liked

Professional Learning Suggestions