Process Benefits

Create Collaborative Leadership Styles
Create a Bully-Free
Create a Psychologically Healthy and Profitable Workplace and Contribution
Reduce the Destructive
Effects of Conflict
"Happiness" and Emotional
Intelligence (EI)

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"Self Above Service"

Based on entitlement beliefs and decisions that puts “self” above students using Entitlement, Domination and the vanity of Withdrawal in a self-serving "authoritarian" style.

"Service Beyond Self"

Based on beliefs of self respect and respect for students while courageously moving beyond self-interest toward a Connected, Cooperative, and Contributing teaching style.

Entitled versus Contributing Teachers

Entitlement Over Students versus Efforts to Contribute Productively With Students



Views self as “all knowing” or “all powerful” and an "absolute ruler" over students.
(Ruling Entitlement)

Masterfully leads in the creation of a positive learning environment.
(Leading Contribution)

Arrogantly brags about own teaching method as being superior to other teachers.
(Egotistical Entitlement)

Makes special efforts to invest intime with students beyond own self-interest.
(Benevolent Contribution)

Dictates and intimidates students with a presumed sense of self-importance.
(Intimidating Entitlement)

Strives to respectfully persuade students.

(Persuasive Contribution)


Creates special privileges for self at the expense of student learning.
(Status-seeking Entitlement)

Creates activity that promotes useful contributions for student learning.
(Achievement-seeking Contribution)

Places self-centered interests ahead of student learning activities.
(Self-centered Entitlement)

Creates activity the promotes a positive learning environment.
(Task-centered Contribution)


Entitlement sum = _____                                       Contribution sum = _____






Dominating versus Cooperative Teachers

Domination Over Students versus Efforts to Cooperate Respectfully With Students



Controls others for the purpose of demonstrating power over students.
(Power-seeking Domination)

Promotes the attitude for treating students as equal persons.
(Equality-seeking Cooperation)


Tries to control students with the use of personal criticism.
(Critical Domination)

Works toward helping students do better.

(Encouraging Cooperation)


Manipulates students for self-serving advantage.

(Manipulative Domination)


Guides others toward creating educational benefits.
(Collaborative Cooperation)

Resists cooperation with or intentionally works against students initiatives.
(Opposing Domination)

Seeks out ways to affirm student created initiatives.
(Affirming Cooperation)

Is quick to retaliate toward students; is moody and crabby.
(Revenge seeking Domination)

Makes special effort to nurture student learning.

(Nurturing Cooperation)


Domination sum = _____                                       Cooperation sum = _____












Withdrawing versus Connected Teachers

Withdrawal From Students versus Efforts to Connect Trustfully With Students



Seems indifferent toordinary teaching related activities.
(Indifferent Withdrawal


Expresses positive energy toward teaching related activities.
(Enthusiastic Connection)

Acts as if cannot relate to students or seems insensitive to students.
(Insensitive Withdrawal)

Initiates efforts in response to students.

(Responsive Connection)


Avoids using energy for ordinary teaching activity.

(Action suppressed Withdrawal)


Responds constructively toward ordinary teaching activity.
(Action expressed Connection)

Is hesitant to express thoughts and ideas with students.
(Thought suppressed Withdrawal)


Assertively expresses ideas and thoughts with students.
(Thought expressed Connection)


Avoids interacting with students and becomes disconnected with students.
(Detached Withdrawal)

Is friendly and initiates friendly interactions with students.
(Participating Connection)


Withdrawal sum = _____                                           Connection sum = _____




















Self Above Service (SAS)                                              Service Beyond Self (SBS)

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