Strive to Be Tomorrow...Today

from "What Connected Educators Do Differently" (Chapter 5)

By Leah Greer & Sally Scott

33% Rule

Be you, be happy, and be genuine! Enjoy your successes and learn from your failures. Don't let others bring you down.

Don't Allow Anyone To Take Away Your Excellence

A quote from this section, "Bring your excellence every day and don't let anyone kidnap your best and hold your greatness hostage! Remember, 'Excellence doesn't negotiate!'" (Page 69, "What Connected Educators Do Differently")

Accept That You Will Fail, So Recover From It Quickly

This section is about a growth mindset -- in a growth mindset people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hardwork. (from the website,

Personal Board of Directors

When thinking about who supports you, the book suggests looking at it as a "personal board of directors"...who would you want on this board? Who would be your board chairman? When dealing with difficulties at work, it is very important to surround yourself with positive people and with those who want to see you succeed.