Trusting the Direction Do you type in the address of your destination, and the GPS produces several options as choices to take? One of the choices is the fastest route. Do you select it and go? Who doesn’t want to get to the destination fast? We place trust in many things. Can you think of … Continue reading Direction-Do you have one?
Framework To map out a successful plan to implement an improvement plan, growth plan, or any change, you need a framework to build. In the design stages, you can see the vision of what is required to reach the destination. When we start on a drive to a vacation spot, we always type in the … Continue reading Building your Vision
I do like to ask questions, but sometimes when I ask a question, I get a funny look. Like when I ask, how do you see? It sounds like a dumb question, but there is no such thing as a dumb question. Right? Not everyone or animals can see the same way. A frog, for … Continue reading How you see the problem?
It is so easy to assign worth and value to external things. Watching commercials, television shows, and looking at magazines in the checkout line, you see all of the glamors on display. How many times a day do you compare yourself to others? Be honest with yourself. Do you look at another person, a car, … Continue reading Identity, Value and Purpose
Is Culture more important than Vision? As the leader of your organization, you have a great deal of responsibility. There is no more significant responsibility than taking care of those you serve. All of your team members need to know your vision, but most importantly, they need to know they can trust you. The culture … Continue reading Solution Weekly April 24-30, 2022
Change is always happening! The pandemic ushered in several shifts in our lives and education! It is when we can accept things we cannot change we can continue to move forward. There are things we can change and with these we follow our core values. Identify the ‘what”, the “how” will follow. We cannot make … Continue reading Acceptance brings peace
“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9. The Harvest is Coming is a chapter in Dr. Femi Skanes's book, Encouragement for The School Leader’s Soul. You can purchase a copy on Amazon! Connect with her at: … Continue reading Harvest time encouragement
This week I focused on inspiration. As the weekend is here for family, friends, and fun, can you take a little time to think about your vision? What is your professional and personal vision? Do they work together? If you are a leader, do those you lead know your vision? If you follow a leader, … Continue reading Vision for the future
Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.— Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer and philosopher Cultivating Healthy Ambition Ambition is an essential element to an organization and individual. Ambition begins with understanding the desires, aspirations, and goals you have for yourself and your team. What exactly are your desired outcomes for yourself and … Continue reading Ambition
"The miracle is not that we do the work, but that we are happy to do it.”-Mother Teresa Leaders provide lots of information, data, strategies, and models for success. As a leader, you have attended workshops, webinars, read books, and researched all of the knowledge of “what works” to achieve success. Still, after all of … Continue reading Critical piece