Tag: ralph waldo emerson

I was at the drive-thru for Panera the other day, and I am exhausted. I have had a long day and am at the “hangry” stage where I am grumpy from being hungry. I order a sandwich and soup, and my favorite cookie only to get to the window to be told that cookie, which … [Read more…]

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I am a total sucker for quotes.  I feel short quotes are often like great song lyrics in the way that they tell the consumer a story made for their interpretation in a way that is needed at the moment.  This article providing quotes on criticism has some thought-provoking ideas from different viewpoints. For example, … [Read more…]

Read More The Growth from Accepting and/or Ignoring Criticism

I am trying to work through some thoughts, so bear me as it is one of those “write to learn” posts. My daughter Kallea and I are watching the movie Smallfoot (which she loves but basically if there is music and it is animated, she will love it) and there is one part in the … [Read more…]

Read More Keeping “Purpose” in the Forefront

Last year, I started off the year with the post, “20 Inspirational Quotes to Start off 2017,” and I wanted to start off 2018 with the same.  Hopefully, you will find something here that will help you start off 2018 in a great way, so I will start off with one of my favorite quotes … [Read more…]

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Attending so many conferences, there is a common theme that you will hear from most. How do we get our students better at school? They might not say that straight out, but it is the underlying narrative. What I do not hear enough is, “How do we start to find the brilliance and talents in … [Read more…]

Read More What Lies Within Us?

Attending so many conferences, there is a common theme that you will hear from most. How do we get our students better at school? They might not say that straight out, but it is the underlying narrative. What I do not hear enough is, “How do we start to find the brilliance and talents in … [Read more…]

Read More What Lies Within Us?

Leadership is not an easy endeavor. When you think you are doing well, things can easily go sideways, or even backward. Because leadership is ultimately about how we deal with other people, we shouldn’t be surprised that the process is complicated. Yet when you think of the best leaders, they have so many of the same … [Read more…]

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