As a Nation, we have faced many challenges and overcome many obstacles. Throughout history I have been amazed by the many stories of courageous men and women who have exceeded expectations. I have been blessed to meet individuals who have survived being captured as a prisoner of war, a woman who survived the Holocaust to … Continue reading Good Enough? Not Enough?
Trust is the glue of society. When we loose it, we have to rebuild and restore quickly. Trust brings peace and safety.
Happiest place on earth “You can design and create and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” ~Walt Disney As a child, watching Disney was what my family did. The Mickey Mouse Club, Sunday evenings, the Disney Movie on TV, and reading bedtime stories … Continue reading It is not a secret……
There is a great deal we can do as we work to bring together our teams as we continue to lead through and out of the traumatic crisis experienced by all of our communities. The first step is to look at Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which had served us since 1943 when he developed his … Continue reading Culture-We need to belong
Do you have a childhood memory of something you did with your family? One of my memories is opening a box full of different shapes, colors, and a picture to follow as you put the pieces together. Putting jigsaw puzzles together was one of those memories from my childhood. We enjoyed many hours working together … Continue reading Pieces will fit
Happy Father’s Day I want to send all of the Father’s a heartful message of gratitude for being the best for the children! Dad’s are so important to children and so thankful to have two great ones involved with my grandchildren. They have their dad and they have grandpa! Going to events they are involved … Continue reading Solution Weekly- June 19-25, 2022
“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!
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
Leaders are faced with mighty waves on some days. This “sea” of waves can come crashing into the shore, but leaders know how to shift to respond. High or low tides, leaders can prioritize the needs. “Shell,” we take a look into ways to help calm the waters? Thursday thoughts will tidy things up for … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts- How leaders can calm the sea?
My favorite hymnal song growing up in church was Pass it On. It spoke to me as a young child to remember it “only took a spark to get a fire going!” We would often have campfires, and the warmth of the fire felt so good. The glowing of the flames would captivate me and … Continue reading The single candle……