“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. ” ― Henry Ford This is TheSchoolHouse302 monthly #review&reflect, wrapping up our focus on leading for energy and enthusiasm. What do I need to master to lead better and grow faster so that I can lead for greater energy and enthusiasm? Know that you have to marry your hard and soft skills. It’s all about your ability to build a culture of care that is grounded in high expectations, your ability to execute change for a specific need, and your desire to empower your people while holding them accountable. Add that up, and you get great energy and enthusiasm in your organization. Read more here. What should I read to continually learn and grow if I want real energy and enthusiasm? In our #readthisseries we featured Accelerate by John Kotter, among other titles. You can’t miss our #readthisseries on energy and enthusiasm. Watch it again here. What does an expert have to say about leading for energy and enthusiasm? For our #onethingseries, we interviewed Dr. Lillian Lowery. As the former Secretary of Education for two states, Dr. Lowery knows a thing or two about leading for greater energy in schools and large organizations. Listen here. That’s our #review&reflect for energy and enthusiasm. Take a look back to take a step forward. TheSchoolHouse302 is about getting to simple and maximizing effective research-based strategies that empower individuals to lead better and grow faster. Please let us know how our leadership posts are working for you, what you are reading to improve yourself, and your thoughts on leadership and growth here on our blog and twitter. Joe & T.J.