Input vs. Output

I have questions about the title of this post. Do you have more input or output in your day? In other words, are you receiving (input) information more than you are producing (output)? What are the sources of the information you receive? Accountability has leaders focused on the source of output and making sure thereContinue reading “Input vs. Output”

My way, Your way, Our way….

I grew up really as an only child. My brother and sister are 16 and 17 years older than me, respectively. I have always said I was a gift from God to make sure someone could help this family. My siblings, especially my sister, did lots of things with me. I think I was likeContinue reading “My way, Your way, Our way….”

The Needs

When you wake up in the morning, the needs hit you right away! You have the need to get to the bathroom, find coffee, food of some kind, and find out the needs of the world around you! If you have pets, children, spouses, or others in need of your attention, then you are alreadyContinue reading “The Needs”

Wednesday Wonders…

The final school bell for 2021 has rung for most of our students. Students have their final report cards but do we wonder how all of our schools did? What about education? How did all of the students across our nation do in 2021? How did the schools and districts do for our students? TheContinue reading “Wednesday Wonders…”

Why? This is a question I ask daily

I keep myself sheltered as much as possible from daily negativity. It is never good for anyone’s health to keep negative influences in your life daily. However, it would help if you kept yourself informed of current events to support others and yourself. Statistics of the number of violent incidents, shootings, and crimes are onContinue reading “Why? This is a question I ask daily”

Always learning

“Mom, can you pick up the kids at school on Thursday for me? Just bring them and meet me at my school so I can get them to their practice. Alex is going to get Alden from his school.” I love every chance I get to be with the grandchildren. They are the best! AbramContinue reading “Always learning”

Are you Fred? Friday Finds

Are you Fred? Maybe you are and you don’t know it? I try to be Fred. If you have no idea what all of this means then please pick up a copy of The Fred Factor by Mark Sanborn. It is one of my favorite staff development books! I will not disclose the factors thatContinue reading “Are you Fred? Friday Finds”

Finding Focus for Solutions- Suicide Prevention

Is the Pandemic Fueling A rise In Suicide Attempts Among kids? Shots-Health News: NPR A cluster of suicides in Las Vegas, plus a troubling rise in youth suicide attempts observed in ER nationwide, is raising fears that the pandemic is fueling a children’s mental health crisis- Read on at https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/02/962060105/child-psychiatrists-warn-that-the-pandemic-may-be-driving-up-kids-suicide-risk?s=09 Suicide Prevention is a priorityContinue reading “Finding Focus for Solutions- Suicide Prevention”