Berckemeyer, J., & Silver, D. (2019, January 23). Principals Should Be the School Optimist-in-Chief. Retrieved March 13, 2019

Effective school leaders approach their job with optimism, assert author Jack Berckemeyer and Debbie Silver, a learning consultant. They write that leaders who are optimistic have more than just a positive attitude; they approach leadership with acceptance, curiosity, empathetic listening and problem-solving, among other things.

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