“School shooting in Texas” is four words to stop you, frozen at the moment, and your heartstrings are pulled. The number of injuries, loss of life, the individual or individuals involved in the shooting makes no difference. It is the four words no mother, father, grandparent, or educator wants to hear ever. Then the media … Continue reading Heartstrings and swings!
Category: Solution-Focused Leadership
This week we celebrate School Social Workers and recognize Social Emotional Learning Day on March 11th! The theme for National School Social Workers week March 6-12 is “Time to Shine!” Our School Social Workers do amazing things to support our children, families, and staff! They genuinely shine all of the time! Join the SEL Day … Continue reading #SELDAY March 11, 2022
There are many great men and women in our history we can celebrate, learn from, respect and model our actions. This week we began with a man famous for his speech, “I have a dream.” Dr. Martin Luther King not only had a dream he believed in, but he also believed in what could be … Continue reading Dream, Believe, Achieve, Dare-Do
Being a leader in 2022 is the same, different, or we don't know? Do the qualities and skills need to be the same? What are your thoughts? Do we need different leadership qualities? What is the most important quality for a leader? Why? I believe a job title does not define leadership. Leadership is part … Continue reading What made your list of leadership qualities to have in 2022?
“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson Did someone inspire you to be where you are today in your career or life? I reflect over mine and can identify several points of time where individuals inspired me, encouraged me, and pushed me—so blessed … Continue reading We are inspired!
October 24--31 Stay Motivated Every day is an opportunity! You will hear me say this often. It is a gift you unwrap each morning to use in any way you choose. What are the choices you will make today to help be the solution daily? Teaching Tip If you are in the teaching profession today, … Continue reading Solution Weekly
http://www.bethesolutiondaily.com Solutions are always my focus; however, trauma and social-emotional needs became more of the center of my practice after 2010. I always focused on the needs of others, but my personal experience provided me with a more in-depth and enhanced view. A semi-truck hit this vehicle driven by my daughter. I was sitting behind … Continue reading S is for
Friday Focus-Leadership Each day we are reminded of the importance of many things, but leadership is essential in every aspect of life. Leadership is the deciding factor of accomplishing the work, goals, and delivery of success to every component in our chain of command. Make people feel important who work for you, with you, or … Continue reading Create the roads, Clear the Path
I constantly measure the meaningfulness of the messages I send, the information I share, and how I impact those who choose to read my posts. I intend to always help with driving solution-focused thinking and increasing the positives we share in day-to-day interactions. One thing missing is an opportunity for others to share what they … Continue reading Measuring Meaningfulness
I believe you can always find something to celebrate! Many people will say holidays were created so people in the card business could sell more cards. Sounds like a great business plan. However, I don't think that is a factual statement. A fact check opportunity for someone. October marks the start of fall for me, … Continue reading October is a time to celebrate!