Flip the switch

Each morning we flip a switch at some point in our routine. We turn off the alarm, flipping the light on, the coffee pot, the microwave, blender, or something. Why not flip the switch of our focus to gratitude. Gratefulness is the best reminder to focus on each day. Our days are filled full, hectic,Continue reading “Flip the switch”

Turning Gears into Action

One of my first posts was about gears. I made this reference as it was part of the original writing in my book. I did not know everything I needed to know about publishing a book. So even though my gears were turning, I did not have all of the ones I needed to moveContinue reading “Turning Gears into Action”

Snap judgments or decisions

Making snap judgments and quick reactions seem to happen more often than I realized. Our society works at a fast pace, and it continues to speed up. I know I am getting older, but it is still speeding up no matter what age. It should come as no surprise to me that we are workingContinue reading “Snap judgments or decisions”

Leadership Reset…No Way!

Watching the Open golf tournament with my husband and a player hits the ball, it makes it to the green, it rolls and hits the flag, denying a hole in one. What? Wait a minute. I call interference. That should count. My husband only laughs at me. It is no laughing matter; I am sureContinue reading “Leadership Reset…No Way!”

Mistakes, Do you make them?

It is so important to teach children it is okay to make mistakes. We do not make them with intent or to cause harm. Mistakes occur when we dare to try something new, utilize our creativity or innovation, attempt to solve a problem, and the list can continue of examples. It all leads to theContinue reading “Mistakes, Do you make them?”

Embracing Messy Leadership in Schools and Beyond

The Case of Embracing Messy Leadership in Schools By Sean Slade and Alyssa Gallagher Jul 7, 2021 @https://www.edsurge.com A great piece to read! They list the benefits of messy leadership as follows: Messy Leadership has many benefits:  Multiplying Perspective – in short taking the broader view of an issue and of the potential outcomes. ItContinue reading “Embracing Messy Leadership in Schools and Beyond”

Fill in the blank

If you could fill in this blank what would it say? Leadership is the ________ towards an uncertain world. “All life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly.”~Dr. Martin Luther King (1967) Leaders _______to make aContinue reading “Fill in the blank”

The Message

U.S. Students Show no improvements in Math, Reading, Science. When did that headline message appear? The news may not read the same, but it clearly states the facts. Our students have not and are continuing to not perform at a high level compared to other countries. You can find these headlines from 2013 to theContinue reading “The Message”

Roll out the red carpet!

It is time for some new headlines! What is the message you want to send? Roll out the red carpet and make your own stars! Put up pictures of your staff, students, or whatever you want to highlight. Just ask me, and I can help you put some joy, laughter, motivation, feeling safe, and soContinue reading “Roll out the red carpet!”

Acceptance

“Life is not always what one wants it to be. A turn right instead of the left can make a difference on the path you choose. It is when you decide to make the best of it, as it is, even when the choices are not what you want to hear. Instead, you take eachContinue reading “Acceptance”