Monthly Archives: September 2014

(#227) Action

It is often said what we think we become. Let’s take that one step further: What we do we become. Two weeks ago on this blog I introduced three ideas worth practicing in our lives: Awareness, Assumptions, and Actions.  Once … Continue reading

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(#226) Kaizen: Movement Toward Improvement

Assumptions not only invite us to ask questions, they beg for questions. Last week on this blog we examined the importance of awareness.  Do we really know what we do in any given space in our lives? What strategies can help us … Continue reading

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(#225) Awareness

If we think we are the best we can be, then we will never be the best we could have been. On September 27, I have a wonderful opportunity to deliver a TEDx talk in Jacksonville, Florida.  I get fifteen … Continue reading

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(#224) Every Student Has A Story: Great Teachers Build On That Story

A teacher’s calling is to recognize each of these types (and combinations thereof) and reach out with encouragement, challenge and recommendations to appropriate resources. [NOTE to reader: This week’s post comes from my forthcoming book (work-in-progress) on mentoring faculty.  In the weeks/months ahead … Continue reading

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