Category Archives: leadership

Difficult Conversations: Salve for Wounds in Our Organizations

Tweet http://imakegsy.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/imake-healing-salve-1.jpg I am not sure why the idea came to my mind this morning, but for some reason I had this vivid memory of a small, stinky, oily Tupperware container my father kept with him when we went out … Continue reading

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The Person Behind the Report- Putting Yourself Out There!!

Tweet Each month our school board asks me to write a short summary report about the happenings on my campus. The school has 1400 students, some great and amazing administrators, amazing teacher leaders and a whole bunch of stuff going … Continue reading

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Unimportant Information

Tweet It’s been awhile since I’ve last posted.  Life, doctoral studies and other complications have gotten in the way of me finding a little bit of time each week to write, reflect and think.  Nonetheless, the time is now right … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Banned!

Tweet I saw this post by Steve Toback from CBS Money Watch Today titled “10 Strategies that Kill a Companies — and Careers”. He writes… The “peanut butter” strategy. Who can forget Yahoo senior VP Brad Garlinghouse’s now famous Peanut Butter … Continue reading

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Leadership Style? Good Question!

Tweet Lately I have been asked more than once the million dollar question: What is your leadership style? I find the question a bit loaded. It is loaded with possibilities, opportunities and HUGE potholes. The answer can be simple or … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Road Ahead instead of the Road Behind

Tweet I finally got around to reading Scott McCleod’s blog post “Notes from India – I’m not sure you appreciate…” which he wrote on the 18th of March. As an non-international educator, poor Scott sometimes gets the usual push back … Continue reading

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What’s there “To Get” anyway??

Tweet I have been bouncing around the new Google Chrome beta for the Mac for the last couple of hours.  My first impressions are very positive. It seems faster and more robust.  I can’t say much more other than I … Continue reading

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After you leave….wlll you be missed or missing?

Tweet Funny thing just occurred to me the other day.  After nearly a full semester of working with new colleagues, I looked up and realized that I still think about those folks I have worked with last year and wonder … Continue reading

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Reconnecting with a past passion brings forth some lessons

Tweet I am not sure how old I was when my Dad put a 9 iron in my hand in the back yard with those annoying little plastic whiffle balls to hit around, but I can remember whacking those tiny … Continue reading

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“A salesman is got to dream, boy. It comes with the territory.”

Tweet The post title is a famous line from Arthur Miller‘s death of a salesman. While the play is a dark and brooding, it is also classic as it shows the hard work and struggle the salesmen in our world … Continue reading

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