ARTICLES

LEADING THROUGH CRISIS Apr 12, 2022

Sometimes you think you know what a word means and then sometimes just for fun, you look it up…. I searched for the definition of crisis in the Merriam-Webster dictionary – and here is what I found:

Definition of crisis

1a: the turning point for better or worse in an acute...

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BUFFER THE IMPACT Feb 22, 2022

Several years ago, I was hired by an organization to ensure the quality of educational services provided to young children. Imagine my shock when a member of the executive team said, “welcome to the crisis management team.” My immediate thought was “this is not what I signed-up...

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MORE PROGRESS, MORE PROBLEMS Feb 08, 2022

Have you ever thought you conquered one challenge only to have it resurface again months later?   Me too.

When I look back over the times that this has occurred the culprit was one of a couple of things. Either:

  • there was no clear system in place,
  • the system was not followed, or
  • the...
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NURTURE THOSE THAT REMAIN Jan 25, 2022

The job landscape is in a major state of influx right now.  Leaders are being tested in ways they never imagined.  Employees are making decisions that don’t seem to be considerate of the organization and it’s getting harder and harder to determine how to stay afloat. ...

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WHAT'S STOPPING YOU? Nov 05, 2021

As we prepare to wrap up another calendar year, I am giving much thought to accomplishments, lessons learned, and opportunities missed.   Many will focus on the wins or losses, but what I can’t let go of are the missed opportunities.  The thing that I noticed is that these...

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FOR THE LOVE OF LEARNING Oct 05, 2021

Educators understand how important it is for students to have a love for learning.  As leaders, we should think of learning in a similar fashion.  You see, at the core of everything we need to accomplish is (amongst other things) a love of learning.

  • Love of learning yourself
  • Love of...
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