Each year I make an effort to think about what I want to accomplish in the coming year. I have been involved this year 2020 with many wonderful and engaging individuals (Too many to name and I do not want to leave anyone out). As I interacted with them I took in all they were … Continue reading My one word-2022
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Do you hold yourself back? Are you afraid to try something, ask a question, or make a big move? Maybe you are thinking of a career change, and you are making lists of the reasons to say yes and no. Well, what is it? Make the first move on whatever you are thinking that is … Continue reading Make the first move! It is Monday!
When we have discussions today, the focus seems to narrow. We ask individuals to describe what they see as a characteristic of great leaders; they list integrity as something they all have. Does everyone have integrity? “People of integrity do not merely commit to integrity-they live and act with integrity. They accept knowing right from … Continue reading Integrity, Who has it?
Do we see debates over issues? A debate is a discussion of opposing sides of a specific topic, subject, or issue. An example would be a discussion of the pros and cons of reopening schools after Covid-19. I think I have seen some.... At least they resemble debates. We most likely would see debates in … Continue reading Let’s Debate
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” -John C. Maxwell My friend Jon Lokhorst has written an excellent book titled Mission-Critical Leadership, How smart managers lead well in all directions. It is an opportunity to look at your leadership and how every level of your organization can … Continue reading Launch into Leadership in all directions!
How do you approach equality and equity? What is the difference?
Fear is something we have all experienced at different times in our lives and at various levels. Fear can consume our thoughts and cause constant worry. It will steal our time and turn our focus to problems leaving no time for solutions. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph … Continue reading FEAR, What do you do?
It is MONDAY! Time to check the calendar for the workweek. What do you have to look forward to this week? Now let's focus on today! What is on the to-do list? As Brian Tracy, author of Eat That Frog, told us: “Mark Twain once said that if the first thing you do each morning … Continue reading Monday Matters! Make it Count!
When all of our schools open the doors for face-to-face instruction, we also need to open our minds to new possibilities. Things will be different! Let's not have the expectation we will be back to “normal.”
“Being brave is when you are afraid of doing something, but you do it anyway. Do not let what scares you keep you from continuing on your path....” -What the Road Said. It is our fears of the unknown that can hold us back, or we are afraid of failing. When we do not believe in ourselves and our abilities, it prevents us from trusting the road we travel.