blogging, Communication and Being Connected, Education, Inspiration, leadership, Personal Growth, Positivity, Gratitude, and Hope

What vibe are you going for in 2022? Make a “New Year’s Playlist” rather than a resolution.

Four years ago I started making a "New Year's Playlist" rather than a resolution. The playlist is associated with the vibe I want for the upcoming year. It is a living list--it will start with a few songs and will grow as I am inspired by songs I hear as I live out my vision… Continue reading What vibe are you going for in 2022? Make a “New Year’s Playlist” rather than a resolution.

Three zones. The "think for me" zone, the "help me think differently" zone, and the "there but not there" zone.
Communication and Being Connected, Education, Inspiration, leadership, Personal Growth, School culture

Leading in the Gray Zone

Sometimes there is black and white in leadership. But, where does true leadership live? Looking at leadership in terms of three zones has been helpful for me as I work to continuously grow and better serve the people who count on me. I actually started this post about a year ago and have been thinking… Continue reading Leading in the Gray Zone

communication, Education, leadership, Student Empowerment and Relationships

I don’t hire program knowledge or the best rehearsed answers. I hire people.

I recently had the privilege of doing mock interviews for student teachers at a local college. I so appreciate the opportunity to help them showcase their best selves during an interview. Here is the one thing I want them to walk away with: I don't hire program knowledge or the best rehearsed answers. I hire… Continue reading I don’t hire program knowledge or the best rehearsed answers. I hire people.