Category Archives: retrospective

(#367) Understand Your Goal Motivation


Create a space for transparency, authenticity, and accountability for yourself. During the life of this blog, we have examined often the power and purpose of goals.  In addition to the “what” we have looked at the “how,” “when” and “why.” … Continue reading

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(#303) Give Your All Stars the Spotlight


Find a way to let your colleagues share what they are proud of and how they do it. At times, the execution of appropriate recognition can move from the sublime to the ridiculous.  I remember years ago sitting in a … Continue reading

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(#257) Sunsets and Sunrises


“You are where I was. And I am where you will be.” This week represents a major life demarcation for me.  After 33 years of classroom teaching, I will be retiring from my college. I am not retiring, however, from my … Continue reading

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(#188) A Blogger’s Retrospective: 2013 in Review


  In May of 2010 I made the decision to begin my first blog. I had 3 goals: Experience a new (for me) aspect of social media Develop and flesh out new ideas Provide something of value—not just another cyber rant. I believe … Continue reading

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(#136) A Blogger’s Retrospective: 2012 in Review


 Consider this a look back as we move toward the New Year. Perhaps a nugget or two will provide inspiration. Thank you for your continued support and comments. In May of 2010 I made the decision to begin my first … Continue reading

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#31 A Blogger’s Retrospective: 2010 in Review


It was back in May of this year when I made the decision to begin my first blog. I had 3 goals: Experience a new (for me) aspect of social media Develop and flesh out new ideas Provide something worthwhile—not … Continue reading

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