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SEP
17
2019

Step up and Stand Out!

Leadership is, without question, one of the most widely discussed topics in our contemporary business and professional culture. Scholarly types have offered numerous theories regarding the identification and development of potential leaders and their focus has often been on
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SEP
03
2019

Introducing Akribos Professional Associate, Dr. Dee Fowler

The Akribos Group is pleased to announce that Dr. Dee O. Fowler has joined our team of Professional Associates, specializing in the areas of leadership development, coaching, and evaluation. Dr. Fowler is recognized in Alabama and the southeast as an innovative and progressive
AUG
21
2019

Leadership Practices for Strategic Planning

By: Dr. Ruth Ash and Dr. Pat Hodge Strategic thinking involves critically evaluating the school or district in totality to make the best decisions for using limited resources and employing successful practices at all levels (Horwath, 2009).  According to Liedtka (1998),
AUG
06
2019

Bullying on the Rise

The beginning of the school year brings lots of new things – new clothes, new friends, new schools to attend and new incidents of bullying. The Washington Post reported (July 16, 2019) that a report filed by the National Center for Education Statistics, that online bullying and
JUL
23
2019

Same Page vs. Right Page

What is more important to team performance, being on the right page or being on the same page? Many business journals celebrate those who continue to make the “right” decisions. We applaud the captains of industry who get things right every time (even if we have
JUL
09
2019

Vision, Mission, and Strategic Planning to Make Decisions and Inform Actions

By: Dr. Ruth C. Ash and Dr. Pat H. Hodge At its most basic, strategic planning generally includes identification of beliefs, mission, and vision of the organization; a review of the current and past strengths and weaknesses; organized goal setting; and action planning for the
JUN
25
2019

All Over Again

Listen to the following audio clip of Dr. Kevin Elko entitled, All Over Again by clicking on the link below. Dr. Kevin Elko has served as a performance consultant for The Pittsburgh Steelers, The Dallas Cowboys, The Philadelphia Eagles, The Miami Dolphins, The New Orleans Saints,
JUN
11
2019

Core Values

Ed Nichols is a former teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent in public education for 30 years. He holds a Doctorate and Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration from the University of Alabama.  He also holds a Bachelor and Masters
MAY
20
2019

Build a Team of Teams at Your School

What does fighting a terror-based insurgency have in common with running a school?  Fortunately the daily events are very different. But school leaders can learn critical lessons about managing large, complex organizations from how military, and increasingly
APR
16
2019

Change

Ed Nichols is a former teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent in public education for 30 years. He holds a Doctorate and Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration from the University of Alabama.  He also holds a Bachelor and Masters