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Category Archives: Being REMARKABLE
(#421) Step Out, Stretch, and Experience
You make your partner look good. The scene is never about you…. When we learn we either acquire new skills and knowledge or modify old structures of knowing and doing. It helps us adapt, change, survive, grow, and thrive. The … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, change, collegiality, Communication, Discipline, Gratitude, growth, habits, laughter, teamwork Tagged awareness, change, collaboration, communication, laughter, respect, sharing, teaching and learning, teamwork 2 Comments
(#416) A Safe Place to Land
I kept hearing about the connections between congregants and neighborhood, congregants and congregants, as well as congregants and their own souls. Consider this. It’s 1993. You are an exuberant minister with a young and growing family. You walk into a … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, assumptions, authenticity, Being REMARKABLE, Choice, Civility, collaboration, Communication, core values, vulnerability, wisdom Tagged acceptance, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, communication, community, listening, reflection, religion, spirituality, transformational leadership, vulnerability 3 Comments
(#410) Your Backstory
Who are two people who have had the biggest impact on your life? Bernadette Jiwa’s new release, Story Driven: You Don’t Need to Compete When You Know Who You Are, “invites you to begin retracing your steps on you journey … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, Appreciation, authenticity, Being REMARKABLE, Choice, creating your future, Failure, Friendship, Goals, resilience Tagged authenticity, goals, growth, resilience, wellbeing 1 Comment
Narrow the focus and help yourself understand what does or does not serve and nourish your soul. I have a quick four question survey I ask audiences to complete for me. It asks them to consider what we did during … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, Being REMARKABLE, change, change management, consideration, creating your future, curiosity, Life lessons, Mindfulness, self-awareness Tagged assumptions, authenticity, awareness, consideration, goals, reflection, resilience, self evaluation 1 Comment
(#396) Circle the Wagons?
Rather than circling the wagons, maybe we should let the horses run. NOTE to my followers. This will be my last post for 2017. Next week in this space you will find my annual end-of-year retrospective. Thank you for following, … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, Being REMARKABLE, Choice, creating your future, lifelong learning, Mindfulness, Purpose, resilience Tagged awareness, goals, life, mindfulness, resilience 7 Comments
(#387) Lessons from Elementary School
Adults, are we listening? Three lessons from elementary school this week. (1) Mrs. Hullender teaches 1st grade at the Atlantic Beach Elementary School. Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to visit her classroom during a mini leadership conference. That’s right. … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, action, Being REMARKABLE, Goals, Gratitude, habits, happiness, initiative, inspiration, Teaching, teaching and learning Tagged atlantic beach elementary school, friendship, goals, inspiration, kindness, leadership, motivation, resilience, steve piscitelli, teaching and learning 1 Comment
(#383) Creating Direction
While simple dichotomies may be deceptively simplistic, they can provide a starting point for conversation and movement. Each day we have the opportunity to provide light or darkness. We provide direction or obfuscation. With every decision and interaction, we can … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, change, Community, community development, dignity, fortitude, Friendship, generativity, Gratitude, Life lessons, listening, Personal Wellbeing, potential, practicality, respect Tagged authenticity, brotherhood, choice, community, compassion, creation, enlightenment, graciousness, hubris, humility, resilience, risk, tolerance, unity, zest 6 Comments
(#379) Accommodations For My Students Made Me A Better Teacher
Being a teacher is more than knowing one’s content and “covering” the material. Effective teachers do what they can to connect with each student and build a community of learners who connect with one another. The Individuals with Educational Disabilities … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, Choice, coaching, Community, Discipline, emotional intelligence, faculty development, fortitude, Gratitude, growth, Integrity, intentionality, resilience, teaching and learning Tagged choice, community, disabilities, empathy, fortitude, grit, integrity, resilience, student success, teaching and learning 3 Comments