MVP: It’s simple and powerful to treat people like they matter and we should do it each day.
In yesterday’s episode of The Assistant Principal Podcast, Angela Maiers talks about the science behind mattering. Angela’s proposition is simple – treat people as if they matter, and it will have a huge positive impact on both you and them.
Just two weeks ago I share the way Natalia Meija greets her students – with a big smile and a “I am so glad you are here!” This is so powerful because it communicates that the person matters.
Angela has a basic formula for interacting with people, which I have tweaked slightly:
Today’s intention: Let someone know they matter.