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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
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
Consider where you can expand beyond your comfort zone. Insights can come at any time. We just need to be open. One appeared a few days ago in a yoga class–while I was doing my best imitation of swaying tree, … Continue reading
What do we choose to allow into our lives? What do we dismiss from our lives? On a friend’s recommendation, I bought Traction: Get A Grip On Your Business. The author lays out a simple premise, “If you’re not happy … Continue reading
Inspiration from a woman who did not let circumstance dictate her outcome. [Note to my readers: Today’s post marks the beginning of the eighth year of this weekly blog. Thank you for following, sharing, and commenting.] Stories. They surround us. … Continue reading
Do you want someone else or something else to determine where you will end up? Is your growth intentional? We just passed the halfway point of the semester on campus. Midterm exams have come and gone. Although students receive continual … Continue reading
Some of the wisest and most effective mentors I have had, simply made themselves available. These people—true mentors—will help you discover and define yourself. [Note: Information on a free music download toward the end of this post. Enjoy!] Mentors have … Continue reading
What can you do this week to become the go-to person, the linchpin— the difference maker—in the lives of others, and by so doing, make a huge difference in your life? Last week I read (devoured) Seth Godin’s provocative book, … Continue reading
The only thing we are truly sure of is what is in the present. As Leo Buscaglia said years ago, “Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have – so spend … Continue reading