CAPTURING KIDS HEARTS The Flippen Group
Social Anxiety Theory • The Formula: • FEAR + MOTIVATION = Social Anxiety • If ANXIETY is high, PERFORMANCE will go down. • Our anxiety does not need to be TRUE to be REAL. • Behind most inappropriate behavior there is A FEAR OR AN ANXIETY.
Social contract • Definition: an agreement of behavior • How do you want to be treated by me (leader)? • How do you want to be treated by each other? • How do you think I (the leader) want to be treated by you? • How do we want to treat each other when there is conflict?
LEADERSHIP • Definition: “A leader is someone who sets aside a personal agenda and embraces a greater agenda of serving others.” • Flip Flippen • Leadership = Service • The goal of leadership is other people’s success. • Leaders understand the importance of a great first impression. • You only have SEVEN seconds to make a first impression. • But it takes approximately TWENTY additional encounters to undo or change a bad first impression.
The Excel model • E – Engage • meeting and greeting • X – X-plore • discovering individual needs • C – Communicate • that we care and make our message relevant • E – Empower • my teaching becomes their doing • L – Launch • a meaningful ending
Student success • 138 middle school students • 60% teacher • 68% mother • 3% father • 7% other