leadership_NOTES_bannerI once had the opportunity to participate in a leadership development experience that paired schools and businesses for the purpose of sharing ideas and strategies for success. The business partner I worked with was Hixson Architecture, Engineering, and Interiors in Cincinnati, Ohio. After a quick tour of the facilities, I sat down with Hixson CEO Wick Ach and asked him what leadership insights he might share that I could apply to education. His answer was surprising and memorable. He walked over to the whiteboard and wrote four large letters- GPTW. He then tossed the marker back into the tray and sat down at his desk. “That’s it” he said. “That’s my strategy.” He went on to explain that GPTW stood for Great Place To Work.

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