Lawrence Auls' Blog

What Makes Good Leadership In Education?

What Makes Good Leadership In Education?

Teaching is a unique profession in that the responsibilities required are fairly static. 20-year veterans have the same duties as a new hire just out of college. This isn’t negative, and in fact, gives teachers a chance to experiment and try new things as they...
How To Rise Above Impostor Syndrome

How To Rise Above Impostor Syndrome

How competent are you at your job? Perhaps you’ve been chosen to lead a team, or complete an important project, but feel undeserving of the responsibility. As it turns out, you are not the only one. It’s called imposter syndrome, and many experience it...
The Irony of Leadership

The Irony of Leadership

They say that people don’t quit bad jobs; they quit bad bosses. It’s an unfortunate reality that many leaders, whether in the workplace or anywhere else, are in their positions for selfish reasons. Some may want the extra pay from being a leader, while others may just...
The Authentic Business Leader

The Authentic Business Leader

There is a divide between who a leader is as a person, and how they act in their capacity as a leader. In any leadership position, individuals can feel pressured to change fundamental aspects of their personality in an endeavor to act the way they feel they should....
The Modern Business Leader

The Modern Business Leader

What goes into leading a modern business? The answer is, as always, more complicated than one would think. The most common image of a leader is the well-dressed executive oozing effortless charisma, and while people skills are certainly integral to leadership, there...
First Steps to Creating Work-Life Balance

First Steps to Creating Work-Life Balance

As a business professional, it is important to understand the importance of establishing work-life balance. There is no correct definition for what work-life balance is, however it is best known as finding the comfort level between your job and your life outside of...
Employee Satisfaction For Your Business

Employee Satisfaction For Your Business

  There are many important factors when it comes to developing a successful business. In my last blog, I talked about the various pieces needed in order to create a successful business. Employees are one of the most crucial aspects of a company, especially...