Series 3: Episode 2 – What is a leader? (And what if I am just not a leader?)

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0SKTJJEKofTTCkBPfjhxAx?si=124ccbd5ca7e4cc9 Classical Christian schools need great leaders. In this episode, we consider the marks of a great leader as one who builds trust, shows compassion, provides stability, and creates hope for those they lead. Character is paramount for the leader; leaders cultivate a sense of authority with their followers through the various types of power … Continue reading Series 3: Episode 2 – What is a leader? (And what if I am just not a leader?)

Series 3: Episode 1 – What does it mean to be an “authority”?

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0NHrTfEO34E2yG20Ah9tCl?si=4c8f3c08834842b5 In this episode, we define authority and its many manifestations within a classical Christian school setting. We consider auctoritas, authority's connection to ethos, and authority's connection to various types of power. We discuss reward power, coercive power, referent power, expert power, information power, and legitimate power in terms of the family and school settings. … Continue reading Series 3: Episode 1 – What does it mean to be an “authority”?