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"One of the easiest ways to get people to buy into the vision, is that you sell the problem, not the solution."
KANSAS CITY, MO, June 03, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Philip Hickman is a career educator and student at the same time with concentration in educational leadership and is now a best-selling author.
His new book, "Execution By Firing Squad: Effective Leadership When You're The Target" Dr. Hickman takes you through a particularly horrible experience as a superintendent for a Mississippi school district, and tells a tale in which he recounts how he became more determined more than ever before to pursue his mission to bring innovation and leadership to American schools. On this quest, he has gathered vital tips and advice for educators, parents, officials, academics, professors and leaders in any industry alike to learn from.
In a recent interview with Steve Kidd, the host of Thriving Entrepreneur radio show, Dr. Hickman said, "You have to get people to buy into the vision. One of the easiest ways to get people to buy into the vision, is that you sell the problem, not the solution. A lot of people get stuck at selling the solution. […] So once, from a cognitive standpoint, they have that shared understanding that there's a problem, then they're more susceptible to listen to and come up with collaboratively what solutions there are to change it."
Steve Kidd encourages you to get Dr. Hickman's book on Amazon today!
Dr. Philip Hickman is a national award winning transformational leader in the technology industry as well as in business leadership, entrepreneurialism and K-12 leadership. Dr. Hickman previously wrote the book "Stop Dribbling Footballs". He is an AASA Nationally Certified Superintendent and continues to be a leading authority in BookTech, augmented reality, and leadership development. He is the Founder and CEO of MindAble Solutions and PlaBook. Previously, Dr. Hickman was a superintendent in Mississippi. Also served as assistant superintendent and area superintendent with Houston Independent School District; as assistant superintendent in Kansas City, Missouri; and principal/assistant principal/dean of student's positions in Chicago area, Saint Louis MO, and Southern IL. Dr. Hickman has also completed consulting work with many different private/public/nonprofit organizations and a professor at multiple institutions of higher learning in Illinois, Texas, and at Capella University.
Dr. Hickman received his Bachelors of Arts (BA) in Psychology with a minor in Speech Pathology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He received a Masters of Arts in Education (M.Ed.) and an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in School Psychology from the University of Missouri- Columbia. At Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville receiving a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Administration. He attended Saint Louis University receiving an Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S) and a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership.
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