It’s tempting to sit in the corner and then, voila, to amaze us all with your perfect answer. But of course, that’s not what ever works. Seth Godin The other day I gave a presentation in an undergraduate class about using social media in teaching. During the discussion, I was asked if students should continue to… Read More It’s Okay to Share Your Work
Trying Things On I have a confession. I like to go shopping. Yeah, it’s a bit weird but I like to wander around stores and look at what’s new. I use to enjoy going shopping with my girls when they were younger (and would let me go along!) Now, my boys and I sometimes just… Read More Go Ahead – Try It On!
Student Engagement – As we live in the midst, it is struggling with such questions that help us to make sense of the noise. … Read More Student Engagement – #saskedchat March 10, 2016
We do get bogged down by obstacles. They grab our attention. We spend time pondering how they got there. We even spend energy being angry about them. None of this is helpful. We have to look for the openings, choose well, and find our way around them. Rob Hatch How often do you hear someone wishing they… Read More It’s in the Details
How do we approach doing something new? Do we often see doors being closed? What is our attitude? … Read More Finding Your Pace
Is the focus on deficits or on strengths? Identify and help others to grow their strengths. … Read More That’s Why We Hired You
Change and innovation requires a leap. How are you leaping and encouraging others to leap?… Read More Learning to Leap
How often have you asked the question? What about “How are you doing?” or one similar? How often have you listened to the response? Really listened. In the hustle and bustle of the day, we’re all very busy and such conversations are sometimes fillers as we politely listen to a reply. And there are those… Read More And How Are You Today?
In a recent Switch and Shift article How Technology is Challenging the Human Side of Business, Pam Ross discusses her role in helping leaders bridge the technology/human relationship gap. The thing is, technology impacts our workplaces and our culture like never before. To the same degree, it also provides ways to better connect, communicate and… Read More The Human Side of School
We devote time to what is important but who gets to decide what is important in a person’s life? … Read More Listening in the Midst of Living