M. Lyn Martinez
Personal Leadership Credo
These are the core values and supporting leadership principles that I will live and lead by. In my pursuit to live up to them, I may stumble. Nevertheless, when I do, I will know and I will be my worst critic. I will hold myself 100% accountable to them and continually evaluate myself against these values/principles and ask my team members, peers and leaders to do the same.
- I will be driven by a strong sense of purpose and have the strength to persist in the face of setbacks and failure.
- I will demonstrate shared leadership by including others in the decision making process.
- I will develop and cultivate a workplace culture of collaboration.
- I will lead by example, set high standards and act with integrity and honesty.
- I will do what is ethical at all times.
- I will demonstrate credibility by being true to my word.
- I will be consistent between actions and words.
- I will demonstrate dependability and reliability in all that I do.
- I will live and lead by the principles of my Leadership Credo daily.
- I will be results driven.
- I will be 100% responsible for all my actions.
- I will follow through on all my promises and commitments.
- I will accept responsibility for my failures.
- I will admit when I am wrong.
Courage and Decisiveness
- I will have the discipline, energy, determination and strength to stand up for my beliefs and will take action to get things done.
- I will not be deterred by fear and avoid uncomfortable topics.
- I will make decisions on what is in the best interests of the organization, especially the children.
- I will make timely decisions with confidence.
- I will make tough yes/no decisions.
- I will demonstrate strong and effective capabilities and deliver strong results.
- I will stay in a mode of continuous learning and work to stay knowledgeable and proficient.
- I will develop leaders throughout the school.
- I will know myself, continually reflect and grow.
- I will act and lead with enthusiasm and emotional energy.
- I will motivate others to embrace transformation and change.
- I will act with persistence and tenacity towards organizational goals
Caring & Supportive
- I will treat people with dignity and respect.
- I will be open and honest in all my communication.
- I will be a good listener.
- I will respect individuality and value diversity.
- I will recognize and praise good behavior.
- I will share important information to assist other in making decisions.