“Well, I tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen,Pour myself a cup of ambition, Yawn and stretch and try to come to life Jump in the shower, and the blood starts pumpingOut on the street, the traffic starts jumpingWith folks like me on the job from 9 to 5”~Dolly Parton, 9 to 5 … Continue reading Dodging Bullets, Arrows and Fear
A cup full of positivity will bring a smile! Before you walk out the door, double-check you have not forgotten your smile. Here is the best thing about a smile. When others see it, they smile too! The other thing, they are secretly wondering, why are you smiling? Maybe this will cause them to reflect … Continue reading Good Morning…Wednesday Wisdom
Communication is the essential piece of any successful business. When you find a decline in productivity, the source of the issue usually is narrowed down to a lack of communication. If an employee leaves a position, when asked why they chose to go, it was a lack of communication. Education is in the business of … Continue reading Can you hear communication?
Questions ?? YES If you are in a large group setting, do you ask questions? I am asking this question because my next question is this: When you were in school, did your teacher encourage you to ask questions? For some of us, it may take a little more time to reflect on the days … Continue reading Who, What, When and Where?
Irreplaceable is defined as impossible to replace. Indispensable is defined as absolutely necessary. Seth Godin shares thoughts on his blog, podcasts and other social media platforms. He has published many best selling books. His purpose is to inspire, turn on the lights of learning and moving forward all we can to make differences in the … Continue reading Daily thoughts to ponder
When I taught, I loved to introduce new stories to students. Helping children to dive into a new book is so exciting. One year I decided to step it up by bridging Social Studies and Reading together. Students made passports, and we took flights to travel to learn about other countries. It was so exciting. … Continue reading Reading takes you everywhere!
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
Mental health and wellness is an area of focus many are uncomfortable discussing, but this is changing. More services, discussions, and support appear, but more is needed as the needs increase. Suicide is a leading cause of death for people 10-34. From April 2020 through April 2021, over 100,000 people died from drug overdoses. An … Continue reading Lifeline, there is hope