Court administrator leadership responsibilities are multi-faceted and wide ranging. Court leaders are called upon to demonstrate a mastery of skills and professional competencies. Administrative duties range from caseflow management, to human resource and fiscal management, and to facility and security oversight. Increasingly, court leaders are also called upon to administer technology, collaborate and coordinate with … Continue reading Court Leadership – Responsibilities and Skills that are Varied and Diverse
Let us consider leadership under stress. Resiliency can help us deal with stress. This article provides an insight on and summary of techniques to be resilient. Sometimes normal life is challenging and stressful. Court leadership has experienced extraordinary stress: ongoing leadership challenges, resource limitations, pressure for accountable, efficient, and stable operations, and now, COVID19. Some … Continue reading Leadership Under Stress – the Role of Resiliency
It’s hard to deny that our interest is captivated on how we in courts adjust to the Coronavirus challenges: immediacy of operational changes, unfolding information, and an unknown and evolving nature of dealing with and creating a new work environment. Do these sound familiar with regards to what courts and court staff are facing? Courts, … Continue reading These Times Call for Adaptive Leadership!
This website is titled "courtleader." It is fitting, therefore, to examine a variety of aspects and competencies regarding court leadership. We start by noting that the National Association for Court Management, NACM, has published what is known as Core Competencies that court leaders need to know and be able to do. These competencies apply to … Continue reading Court Leadership – the Competency of Leadership
This article recaps critical skills and traits valuable for both consultants and court leaders
Guest blogger Lance Wilson shares a chapter from his "Dashboard Bagels" book: Swim On, John uses the inspiring story of Judge John Roll and how his dedication to personal well being shows that we all can make time for ourselves, too.
As the global coronavirus epidemic unfolds, we need to not only take care of others, but also ourselves. Here are valuable mental wellness tips we all should follow.
Effective verbal communication is critical to the success of every leader. The most important part is listening, far more than speaking. This post outlines how listening is the key.
Workplace Civility and Leadership -- treating each other with respect and a positive approach goes a long way to creating the kind of workplace we all should strive for.
According to an internet search, about 45% of people make New Year’s Resolutions. And according to Forbes, only 8% of people achieve them. My new year’s resolutions often include: remembering time for personal learning and growth, seeking to be a better manager of time, or trying harder to being open and responsive to new ideas. … Continue reading A Court Leadership Question For You…