I believe a good leader possess eight qualities:

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  1. Nimble intelligence that helps them adapt to unexpected circumstance and inspires adaptations growth and learning in themselves and others.
  2. Inner strength to reveal his or her own vulnerability and humanity
  3. The ability to listen to what people say and don’t say.
  4.  A community of people who are more accomplished and talented than they are
  5. The ability to be a catalyst for harnessing collective wisdom while leading from behind.
  6. The ability to reflect on each chapter as they imagine new possibilities in future ones.
  7. The ability to see the spark in others, especially when they don’t see it in themselves.
  8. the desire to help others see past impediments toward possibilities.

Jessie Woolley-Wilson

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4 Responses to Leadership

    • msw blog says:

      So, will I 🙂 Jessie Woolley-Wilson, is the President, CEO, and Board Chair of DreamBox. She has worked in K-12 educational technology for nearly 20 years, and clearly has a wonderful clear ideal what leadership should look like.

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  1. Thank you. I’m not a leader, but I forward this to my sons

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  2. msw blog says:

    Thank you for sharing with your son, but please know we are all leaders in our own right.


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