2022 fooled me and 2023 will fool me as well, but I'm ready!
Are you waiting for a title?
Ambition. Prestige. Honor. Position. These seem to be elusive destinations that some trek towards or elusive suitors to be pursued and won. There are many individuals hung up on title and rank and feel their own self-worth is defined by the signature line on their email or the letterhead on the company stationery. I know…Read more Are you waiting for a title?
Do it for the “teacher-servants”
There is a tremendous amount of literature surrounding the concept of “servant leadership” these days. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) states that servant leaders “...possess a serve-first mindset, and they are focused on empowering and uplifting...They are serving instead of commanding, showing humility instead of brandishing authority, and always looking to enhance the…Read more Do it for the “teacher-servants”
To fear or not to fear?
I had fun Saturday night. My wife and I took our teenage daughter to her first “scary” movie at our local drive in. Our family has been enamored with the drive in for a long time and this weekend the weather was gorgeous and the new Halloween was playing on the big screen. It was…Read more To fear or not to fear?
The urgent need to lean in
This is part of a message that I shared with staff last Friday. It is not intended to be political in nature although I am certain some are ready to demand specific political actions. It is not to be intended to be dismissive of the enormous pain and suffering people are feeling both in Florida…Read more The urgent need to lean in
How do you remember your why?
Punxsutawney Phil broke the news to us that winter isn't over, and the photographs and news stories so far this morning have demonstrated that reality for much of the country. In my city, the temperature was in the upper 60's yesterday, yet today there are winter weather advisories for much of the area. As an…Read more How do you remember your why?