ARTICLES

CAN'T SURVIVE WITHOUT IT Jan 18, 2021

Change is inevitable. Growth is optional. – John Maxwell

We didn’t anticipate much of what would happen during this last year and in many ways, maybe we weren’t as prepared as we’d like to be, but some changes needed to happen.  Change is one of those things that...

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DON'T BECOME OBSOLETE Dec 15, 2020

Without a doubt, the month of December is when many people reflect on the events of the past year and the progress that they have (or haven’t) made.  Thanks to some of my reflections, I’ve been aimlessly singing an old Coca-Cola jingle that I would like to see reimagined for...

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FALL CLEANING Nov 15, 2020

There are some things that have somehow just become a regular part of our culture and we do them, talk about them or think about them but rarely do we know the origin.  For instance, who decided that breaking the wishbone brings good luck, or why do we say people should kiss under the...

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BACK TO SCHOOL REBOOT Oct 15, 2020

For most educators and administrators back to school is typically an exciting time filled with shopping, organizing, decorating and wonder about what the new year will bring.  I think most will agree that 2020 has been anything but typical and as a result back to school has rolled out in...

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EMPLOYEE NEEDS - EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT Sep 15, 2020

Most people are familiar with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs which has been historically applied to the study of human development and children.  This theory has recently been applied to the study of employee engagement. Interestingly enough, just as children are not responsible for the...

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FILE CABINET REVELATIONS Aug 15, 2020

I recently had the opportunity to clean out a file cabinet that held at least fifty years of information.  It wasn’t as bad as it sounds. In fact, it was highly instructive.  This file cabinet contained all sorts of records, notes, cards, receipts and other pieces of paper that...

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