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How to Create a Family Mission Statement in 3 Steps

How to Create a Family Mission Statement in Three Steps Having a family mission statement creates a bond between parents and children as they support each other and help each other grow. Your family’s sense of unity and purpose strengthens when every member knows that everyone is truly committed to each other’s success and growth. read more

Leader in Me at Home: Proactive Parenting

The following is a guest post on proactive parenting Proactive Parenting I first came to learn about Leader in Me while working for Lehigh Parkway Elementary School in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Besides there being more than one banner around the school highlighting leadership, it was also in our very own school quote: “A Lehigh Parkway leader read more

Empowering Paradigm Changes in the Family

We are all living our lives according to the way we see things—according to our own paradigms. Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, writes, “If you want to make minor, incremental changes and improvements, work on practices, behavior, or attitude. But if you want to make significant, quantum improvement, read more

Inspiring Great Cultures at School and at Home

Great Cultures I am a parent of students who attend a Leader in Me School and I am sharing my personal experience of how the Leader in Me has impacted my life. The principal at my children’s elementary school, Riverside Elementary, invited me into his office just over three years ago. He handed me a book read more

International Student Speech Contest Finalists

2017 Finalists With nearly 300 speeches submitted by students throughout the world, including the U.S., Canada, Panama, Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Guatemala, it was very difficult to choose just eight students (one from each age group and category) in the Leader in Me International Student Speech contest as the Grand Prize winners. The finalists read more

2017 Leader in Me International Student Speech Contest Results

Students attending Leader in Me Schools (K–12) were encouraged to enter the 2017 Leader in Me International Student Speech Contest by submitting a video featuring a traditional speech or creative message on an engaging leadership topic that was important to them. One or more students could be featured in the video, and students could receive read more

Learn. Love. Lead.

This is a guest post written by Jennifer Duston, the principal at ATLAS Elementary, a Leader in Me Lighthouse School, for seven years.  Learn. Love. Lead. Three simple words that mean so much. Students at ATLAS Elementary in Ventura, California, live by these three words and have BIG goals to achieve them! As a Leader read more

Our International Student Speech Contest Ends Soon!

Our second annual Leader in Me International Student Speech Contest will be accepting entries for exactly two weeks and two more days. Students K–12 attending a Leader in Me School have until March 31, 2017, to submit a two-minute video. A panel of judges will be limited to reviewing English-speaking videos in two categories: traditional and creative. read more