Monthly Archives: August 2014

New Beginnings

So this past Friday I had the opportunity to meet dozens of new students and their families who have just recently arrived from all over the world to our amazing school, and it got me thinking about new beginnings. There … Continue reading

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A Year of Full Buckets

One of the most personally influential books I’ve read in recent years is How Full Is Your Bucket? by Tom Rath. It is a short, simple read with a powerful and useful message. While I get it, believe it, and try … Continue reading

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Jive Talkin’

On August 16, 1975, Jive Talkin’ was the top hit on Billboard’s 100 (USA). You know when something is so good, it stands the test of time. Almost forty years later, it’s just as fresh as it was then. I … Continue reading

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Against the Wind

This past summer, while international schools across the world were on vacation, the one thing that did not take time off were the unreal numbers of conflicts and disasters that are displacing people. According to the UNHCR, the number of … Continue reading

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Sharknado

I don’t believe there is a more apt comparison to returning to school than a sharknado. I saw this disaster-satire movie when I was visiting home, trying to absorb as much American culture as possible and thinking there had to … Continue reading

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