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Tag Archives: integrity
(Issue #524) HTRB: Resetting the Reset
While hitting the reset button has merit, we may need to reset our view of what reset means. Will the reset, in this case, mean a complete redesign of societal institutions? Video Recommendation for the Week Bob Dylan’s prescient words (recorded in 1963; released … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged growth, integrity, leadership, priorities, resilience, respect, self-efficacy, vulnerability 3 Comments
(Issue #503) Identity, Integrity, and Purpose
Start a movement within our ranks. A Vaclav-Havel-type of reclaiming our profession from those who either don’t know about it or have lost touch with it. NOTE: I stumbled on notes from a talk I delivered to my teaching colleagues … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged collegiality, community, identity, integrity, purpose, resilience, teaching community, teaching resilience 3 Comments
(#429) Everything Is Up for Revision
Considered evaluation can alter, broaden, and strengthen our belief system. My wife and I recently heard several teens deliver a Sunday message at their church. Their individual messages struck common chords about compassion, acceptance, and communal growth. One of the … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, focus, generativity, Gratitude, growth, Integrity, Life lessons, resilience Tagged assumptions, awareness, critical thinking, evaluative thought, insights, integrity, reflection, resilience, secret to life, thoughtful consideration 2 Comments
(#428) What Does Success Look Like To You?
Is success a noun? A verb? An adjective? Does it have to be connected to the common good? Last week, in a local shop at the beach, I spied the photo below. Th caption caught my attention: “Success is knowing … Continue reading
Posted in authenticity, awareness, Goals, Integrity, resilience Tagged authenticity, awareness, goals, integrity, resilience, success 1 Comment
(#403) Create Your Own Story Or Someone Else Will
It may be too late. Perhaps you have witnessed it. People in a leadership position who fail to communicate clearly and effectively. An organization experiences gut-wrenching turnover, service decline, loss of client base, and eroding collegiality. The people charged with … Continue reading
Posted in boundaries and limits, change management, collegiality, Communication, decision making, Excuses, Failure, Integrity, intentionality, leadership, Life lessons, resilience, responsibility, self-awareness, self-efficacy, self-regulatory behavior, workplace bullies Tagged collaboration, collegiality, communication, ethical leadership, integrity, leadership, resilience, workplace bullies, workplace wellbeing 3 Comments
(#400) Do We Live In A Post-Fact World?
Perhaps we live in a time when the question to ponder becomes, “If a fact is offered and it is not ‘liked,’ is it a fact?” Have we morphed into a post-fact world, as one source states, “in which virtually … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, Choice, Civility, curiosity, focus, fortitude, Grit, information literacy, Integrity, Personal Wellbeing, Priority management, self-awareness, self-efficacy, Words Tagged alternative facts, argument, assumptions, conversation, debate, information literacy, integrity, post-fact world, rants, truth, truthiness 3 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
(#368) Fake, Illegitimate Or Incomplete Information?
Just because you find a lot of information does not mean you have found accurate or credible information If, as famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright claimed, “An expert is a man who stops thinking because he knows,” then can we say … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking, curiosity, empathy, fortitude, Grit, Haters, Integrity, learning, Life lessons, Mindfulness, mindset, priorities, vulnerability, wisdom Tagged assumptions, critical thinking, fake news, information literacy, integrity, intellectual laziness, motivation, resilience 3 Comments
(#319) Relationships and Leadership
The demagogic hot head may catch attention—for a while. But soon he will burn his staff out. Relationships. The concept keeps appearing in one way or another. If we fail to pay attention to the importance of authentic human connections, … Continue reading
Posted in leadership, Life lessons, Relationship Tagged integrity, leadership, relationships 1 Comment