Build (or Rebuild) a Powerful Leadership Team

Looking for people who are passionate, skilled and willing to step up with one voice is critical.

– Dr. Pat Greco

Did this summer bring new faces onto your leadership team? Retirements, new opportunities and continuous change will always impact our leadership teams. When we face these circumstances, we likely want to either build back or continue building the strength of these important groups. In this roundtable, Dr. Julie Kunselman shared examples and lessons learned from partner organizations on ensuring that your team models the way for everyone else’s success.

In the roundtable and the discussion, Julie shared traits of leaders in successful K12 districts and asked attendees which traits resonate with them the most and why. She also asked leaders from across the country how they would react in a specific scenario regarding their leadership teams. Julie shared examples and resources to answer the question:

  • How do we get to that powerful, high-performing leadership team?

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Roundtable Resources

What is Bold Leadership | Studer Education

Bold leaders are courageous and willing to take risks to achieve brilliant results. Bold leaders aren’t satisfied with the leader they are today – they strive to continuously learn, improve and develop their own skills. Become a bold leader with these six actions that inspire greater impact.

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Group of employees putting together a succession plan

Succession Planning: Unleashing the Power of Your People | eBook

Succession planning is an improvement cycle. A coherent plan for development and succession can make the difference in building momentum, engaging committed people, preventing burn out and sustaining long-term success.

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The Improvement Maturity Model to Pursue Excellence | Studer Education

Organizations achieve excellence when leaders create the right goals, with the right accountability and continuously develop people through cycles. Using the improvement maturity model we focus on the right combination of culture and strategy to sustain excellence.

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Build a Bold Leadership Team

What can you do today to embrace bold leadership and strengthen your team? A strong leadership team is the foundation of successful organizations. Use these nine tips to create a team of bold leaders.


Toolkits are developed by our experts to guide leaders with a framework for complex solutions. View and download our interactive toolkits on communicating using the Execution Triangle, results rollout, execution and improvement, crisis communication and more.

Future Roundtable Sessions

Each week, our coaches lead a discussion with a community of leaders who are facing similar challenges. These 60-minute sessions are free and allow opportunities to learn from expert leadership coaches and have candid conversations with other leaders about barriers, share successful practices and re-center on what works.

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