Barkley Book Reviews - Steve Barkley

Encouraging Vulnerability: Permission to Screw-up

Based on a recommendation from Simon Sinek, I have been reading Permission to Screw-up: How I Learned to Lead by Doing (Almost) Everything Wrong by Kristen Hadeed, who is the […]

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Teachers Taking the Lead

Joellen Killion and Cindy Harrison have written a second edition of Taking the Lead: New roles for teachers and school-based coaches.  I was delighted to be asked to write the […]

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Plan Your Opening Wow

My introduction  to Wow! occurred many years ago when reading Tom Peters’ book the Pursuit of Wow. Peters extolled that in the face of ever increasing competition,  businesses needed to create […]

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The WOW that Keeps on WOWing

 It turns out creativity is contagious. At least it is at Everett School District in South Central Pennsylvania where one creative idea grew to encompass the entire community. Like many […]

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Wow! Adding Pizzazz to Teaching and Learning

I am excited to announce that the revision of my book about Wow’s is nearing printing (available in an ebook version, too).  Several years ago Tom Peters’ book, the Pursuit […]

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Resilience

While reading The Resilience Revolution: Discovering Strengths in Challenging Kids by Brendtro and Larson, I was introduced to the Circle of Courage model illustrating the basic needs for children: Belonging […]

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