“Cultural intelligence has really been a new developing intelligence for the last 10 years," Diane says.
"People in Appalachia value the human relationship. They value relationships with friends, family, neighbors—probably more than other types of communities,” Dr. Starcher says.
“Leadership is about interacting with people and solving problems and being able to adapt to the changing variables of an organization,” Dr. Kramer says.
“It’s really important to think about how do we really understand all the elements that help us to not only create culture leadership but to sustain it at the next level,” Diane says.
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"To ignore the link [between performance and...] poverty is to beg for failure in any successful use of this testing system."
“The belief is not about me. The building is not about me. It’s about the culture of the community, the district… Begin with the end in mind.”
"I believe our biggest problem with technology actually starts in our minds. Our minds our the greatest software ever invented and we need to program it for excellence."
"Nobody has ever complained to me that we've given too much communication. [...] My belief is that you shouldn't try to hide anything or make anything appear what it is not. Whatever we are going to do we are going to send out factual information."