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“We only have one chance to prepare students for a world that none of us could possibly predict.” — Muriel Summers

You are your child’s first and most influential teacher. No matter what is going on in your school, you can help your son or daughter discover the leader within and prepare for a great life of contribution and service. Throughout this section you will find practical resources that will help you teach the 7 Habits and other powerful leadership skills, establishing a framework to nurture and develop your child’s life-ready leadership skills at home.

 

 

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Leader in Me Weekly

Teach Bite-Sized Leadership Lessons at Home.

 

Leader in Me Weekly strives to provide ongoing best practices and easy-to-implement strategies that are bite-size and “doable tomorrow.” We have made the following exclusive resources available for all families for a limited time.

Stepping Up for Family

Let’s face it — everyone in our family is dealing with their own challenges. However, we can always look for opportunities to use our unique strengths for service. In today’s episode, Max and Holly share what they’re doing to make family life a bit easier for everyone.LEARN MORE

Movies and 7 Habits Connections

 Leadership learning is all around us, including one of our favorite activities—watching movies! Now you have an excuse to escape into a riveting story while creating powerful leadership-learning connections for your students.

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Me First

Our own effectiveness in life rests in the choices we make about self-care. Today, Max and Holly share what they do to stay healthy and balanced, using Habit 7 as their guide. And yes, it starts with getting a good sleep!

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Extending Leadership Roles

Leadership roles don’t just take place in the classroom! Let’s extend this leadership practice to the home and the virtual classroom. Find out more of what families have been doing by clicking the button below!

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Living the 7 Habits: There’s an App for That!

Upon download, the session ID “habits89” grants you access to some really helpful tools! Now, becoming more intentional about living and modeling the 7 Habits is at the tip of your fingertips. Be sure to check it out!

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Learning Doesn’t Stop

Today, Max & Holly talk about ways how we can all still be creative while learning from home. Indeed, learning doesn’t stop. And anyone can make it fun!

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Virtual Morning Meetings

The same elements of in-person morning meetings apply when conducting them virtually. This article is just what you need for your virtual morning-meeting makeover!

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Students Learning Online

3 Tips to Build Virtual Community

Maintaining our “class family” is essential to supporting students’ academic and social-emotional learning.

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Max and Holly Talk on Loneliness

On the Offense With Loneliness

How are you really doing? Max and Holly talk about the importance of asking this question and truly listening to the answer.

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Jenni and Chris Discovering Their Voice

What is My Voice?

Today, Jenni and Chris get their heads and hearts around the habit of greatness. For use with grades 3-5.

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Jenni and Chris Talking About Synergy

Synergy

Jenni and Chris tackle a team project and discover the power of complementary strengths. For use with grades 3-5.

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Don’t Assume; Leave some Room!

Learn the practical power of Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood. For use with grades 3-5.

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Jenni and Chris Conversing

What’s Our Win-Win?

Is it possible to find a Win-Win all the time? For use with grades 3-5.

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Big Rocks

Use these fun videos with your students to learn about choosing Big Rocks! For use with grades 3-5.

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Plan Ahead

Join Jenni and Chris and they take a hike and learn to plan ahead. For use with grades 3-5.

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Flip the Switch

Use these fun videos with your students to learn how to “flip the switch” and be a Transition Person! For use with grades 3-5.

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Principles of Effectiveness: Paradigms

Manny and Clark explain that our paradigms drive our actions. What you see, feel, or believe about something will affect what you do. For use with grades 6-12.

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Principles of Effectiveness: Habits

Manny and Clark introduce their team and what habits are. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 1: Proactive vs. Reactive

Manny and Clark demonstrate what being proactive looks like, in contrast to being reactive. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 1: Transition Person

Manny and Clark share the example of Stone Kyambadde to explain how to be proactive and become a transition person. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 2: The Big Picture

Manny and Clark talk about the Big Picture they each had in high school. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 3: Put First Things First

Manny and Clark talk about setting your big picture (your end in mind). Then you will be able to decide what is most important and should be put first. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 3: Big Rocks

Clark helps Manny understand what it means to Put First Things First by helping him fit all of his Big Rocks into his week. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 4: Think Win-Win, Part 1

Manny and Clark describe a situation where Manny didn’t listen to his sister, but could have. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 4: Think Win-Win, Part 2

After discussing Habit 4, Manny and Clark have a real-life scenario to test their Think Win-Win skills. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 5: Being Understood

Manny and Clark explain the five steps of Being Understood to Ange. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 5: Levels of Listening

Clark tries to have an important conversation with Manny, but Manny is not listening. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 6: Synergize

Manny and Clark visit Phantom Screens to see how they use Synergy to keep their business moving forward. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 7: Renewal

Manny and Clark briefly explain how to sharpen your heart and soul. For use with grades 6-12.

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Habit 7: Balance is Best

Manny and Clark compare how they Sharpened the Saw over the weekend. For use with grades 6-12.

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Parents as Partners

Family engagement specialist, Dr. Sarah Gould, shares her expertise as a parent and an educator for boosting school-at-home learning through authentic learning experiences.

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Empowered Leadership Routines

Student-owned classroom routines and structure create a safe space for learning. How can we bring the same sense of structure and safety to remote learning?

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The Leadership Practice of Public Speaking

This week we sat down with Sean Covey to ask him more about the leadership practice of public speaking.

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A Time for Leadership

Principal Muriel Summers shares a message of hope and invites us to be someone others can look to—a helper.

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Social Media and the 7 Habits

Though we have limited control over how students ultimately choose to engage on social media, it is within our Circle of Influence to help shape the narrative around social media for our schools.

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7 Habits Reflection: Getting After the Recharge

Pause and reflect with Erica as we take some time to bring the power of renewal into focus.

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Be Where You Are

Take a pause with John as he reflects on the power of being present.

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Engaging Remote Learners With Digital Resources

Think deeply about how to strengthen our digital-learning instructional practices.

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6 Ideas to Use Video for Virtual Learning

Consider these six ideas about how to use video to activate learning in a virtual environment:

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7 Habits Reflection: Choose Your Response

Discover the 4 Unique Human Gifts with Leader in Me Coach and Consultant Erica Tyson.

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7 Habits Reflection: 10 Year Tribute Statement

Begin with the End in Mind reflection with Leader in Me Coach and Consultant Erica Tyson.

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Imagine a World Shaped by Life-Ready Leaders

Downloadable resource and activities for social media and the 7 Habits.

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Habit 1: Be the Water

Watch videos comparing soda and water with Max and Holly.

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Habit 1: Choose Growth

Watch videos with Max and Holly molding clay and developing a growth mindset. For use with grades K-2.

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Habit 1: Be Proactive

Watch videos and learn what it means to be a transition person. For use with grades K-2.

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Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

Watch videos and discover the importance of planning ahead. For use with grades K-2.

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Habit 3: Put First Things First

Watch videos and learn how to choose your own “Big Rocks”. For use with grades K-2.

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Habit 4: Think Win Win

Develop your ability to collaborate with others and find win-win solutions. For use with grades K-2.

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Habit 5: Seek to Understand then to be Understood

Watch videos to learn the power or understanding… Don’t Assume! For use with grades K-2.

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Habit 6: Synergy

Watch videos to discover the power of complimentary strengths. For use with grades K-2.

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Habit 7: Getting a Handle on Stress

Watch videos where Max and Holly discuss techniques to help manage stress. For use with grades K-2.

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Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Watch videos to unpack the 4 dimensions of finding real balance.

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The 8th Habit: Find Your Voice

Watch videos and explore resources to help you “Find Your Voice”.

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The 7 Habits of Happy Kids® Coloring Pages

Click the Link Below to Download 21 unique Coloring Pages!!!

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The 7 Habits of Happy Kids® Cartoons

 

Based on Sean Covey’s best-selling The 7 Habits of Happy Kids books, these cartoons feature each of the Happy Kids characters and their adventures in learning the 7 Habits.

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Habit 1: Just the way I am

 

Habit 2: Goob and the bug-collecting kit

 

Habit 3: A place for everything

 

Habit 4: Sammy and the pecan pie

 

 

 

Habit 5: Lily’s missing red paint

 

Habit 6: Sophie and the perfect poem

 

Habit 7: Junk food jumper

 

 

Activity Blog

Each blog post below includes a downloadable activity worksheet for you and your family.

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Habit 1: Be Proactive

Habit 1 is Be Proactive®. It’s realizing you are in charge of your life; you are responsible for your own choices and behaviors; you can choose how to react to other people and situations.

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Habit 2: Family mission statement activity

Creating a family mission statement is an important piece of family history. Not only because the mission statement defines what is important to your family but also because the mission statement has deep historical roots.

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Habit 3: Put first things first

Habit 3®: Put First Things First, is a habit about priorities. We all juggle multiple hats in our lives, whether it be professional or personal, we need to develop habits that help us manage the day-to-day. Habit 3 talks in-depth about “Big Rocks” and “Little Rocks” in our lives.

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Habit 4: Leadership starts at home

Family engagement in schools is a vital part of education in the classroom. Family engagement is the foundation in which students learn how to interact with others outside of the family. What is modeled at home, is modeled in the classroom.

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Habit 5: Seek First to understand then to be understood

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood® is the habit of listening to other people’s ideas and feelings. It’s trying to see things from their viewpoints.

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Habit 6: Synergy

Synergy Saturdays are for spending time together and building family relationships. That is what my husband would say if you asked him why we have Saturdays. My answer is very different. My school of thought is…

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Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Habit 7 is the habit of taking care of your body by eating right, exercising, and getting the right amount of sleep.

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Screen-time Recommendations

Screen-time recommendations for kids can be a conundrum for parents. As digital use increases in education, it is important to familiarize yourself with screen-time recommendations for kids based on age and activity.

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LiMTalks

Available as bite-sized content, targeted sessions, and ongoing series.

QuaranTEENed Episode 20

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers and host Gary McGuey during this Team Q+A session to discuss and share their thoughts on loneliness, excuses, achievement, and knowledge gained through the COVID-19 pandemic.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 19

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on setting priorities, accomplishing the most important priorities first, utilizing a planning tool, and staying connected to the mission.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 18

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on having a proactive mindset, using fear and failure as opportunities to grow.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 17

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on investing in yourself, practicing self-awareness, and having a strong support system.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 16

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on modeling behavior, staying true to your “why”, and being considerate of others.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 15

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on the three A’s: Adversity, Adaptability, and Aptitude.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 14

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on being prepared to transition back to in-person classes.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 13

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on building and maintaining relationships, and mentoring through social media.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 12

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on embracing change, understanding change, and applying The Change Model to our lives.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 11

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on Change. Change starts with me is a paradigm we all must embody if we are going to make a difference.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 10

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on short-term and long-term vision, personal mission statements, living by design, and who you want to be.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 9

Join a student-led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on trust starts with me, authenticity, and trust in every situation.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 8

Join a student led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on leading by example, modeling leadership, and inspiring others through influencing them.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 7

Join a student led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss learned helplessness, hope as a verb, and intentionally practicing hope.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 6

Join a student led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on the power of a positive mindset, best practices for coming out of quarantine, and having long-term vision.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 5

Join a student led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on relationships and how to make emotional deposits for yourself, your friends and your families.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 4

Join a student led panel of expert high schoolers to discuss and share their thoughts on how to deal with social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 3

Join Gary McGuey as he meets with his expert panel of Teens to discuss the importance of setting and executing daily and weekly tasks.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 2

Join Gary McGuey as he meets with a panel of High Schoolers to discuss how to Find Your Voice.

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QuaranTEENed Episode 1

Join Gary McGuey as he meets with a panel of High Schoolers to discuss challenges and opportunities.

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7 Habits for Families

7 Habits of Highly Effective Families with John and Jane Covey.

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Family Valuables

Family values are important to have especially during these extraordinary times.

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Student Leadership

All K-12 students attending a Leader in Me School are encouraged to participate in the largest and most inspiring student speech contest in the world. These thought-provoking speeches highlight, from a student perspective, how to use leadership skills at home, at school, and in their communities. Below are the winners and finalists from recent years.

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