We are a Leader in Me school!

  • The Leader in Me process is now being implemented in over 1500 schools worldwide. Schools are consistently reporting:

    • Increases in students’ self-confidence, teamwork, initiative, creativity, leadership, problem solving, communication, diversity awareness, and self-directed learning.
    • Improved school culture.
    • Dramatic decreases in disciplinary issues.
    • Increased teacher pride and engagement.
    • Greater parent satisfaction and involvement.

     
     
    habit #1
     
    Habit 1 — Be Proactive
    You're in Charge


    I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked, even when no one is looking.
     
    habit #2
    Habit 2 — Begin with the End in Mind
    Have a Plan


    I plan ahead and set goals. I do things that have meaning and make a difference. I am an important part of my classroom and contribute to my school’s mission and vision. I look for ways to be a good citizen.

     
    habit #3
    Habit 3 — Put First Things First
    Work First, Then Play


    I spend my time on things that are most important. This means I say no to things I know I should not do. I set priorities, make a schedule, and follow my plan. I am disciplined and organized.   

     
    habit #4
    Habit 4 — Think Win-Win
    Everyone Can Win


    I balance courage for getting what I want with consideration for what others want. I make deposits in others’ Emotional Bank Accounts. When conflicts arise, I look for third alternatives.
      
     
    habit #5
    Habit 5 — Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
    Listen Before You Talk


    I listen to other people’s ideas and feelings. I try to see things from their viewpoints. I listen to others without interrupting. I am confident in voicing my ideas. I look people in the eyes when talking.


     
    habit #6
    Habit 6 — Synergize
    Together Is Better


    I value other people’s strengths and learn from them. I get along well with others, even people who are different than me. I work well in groups. I seek out other people’s ideas to solve problems because I know that by teaming with others we can create better solutions than anyone of us can alone. I am humble.
       

     
    habit #7
    Habit 7 — Sharpen The Saw
    Balance Feels Best


    I take care of my body by eating right, exercising and getting sleep. I spend time with family and friends. I learn in lots of ways and lots of places, not just at school. I find meaningful ways to help others.