Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mentor ME

How can you help your leader get better at his/her job? Have you ever been asked that question? If you have been, and if you made suggestions, were they used? Did the leader in question actually improve his/her craft? Did … Continue reading

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Opening Doors…

So just over a week ago I stumbled across a video that was both beautiful and inspiring. I hardly ever share a link on my Facebook page, but there was something about this particular story that compelled me to not … Continue reading

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Social Media: A Dog’s Story

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” ~Isaac Newton A friend of mine from Brasilia is known for habitually reposting to Facebook, on behalf of desperate dog owners, photos of missing dogs. Gisela’s … Continue reading

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Serendipitous Connections

We all experience those days when our schedules seem to demand more of our time than hours are available in the day. It is often these same days when we feel most focused, effective, and efficient, especially in terms of … Continue reading

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The Fabric of a School…

So I’ve been at Academia Cotopaxi for a little over five months now, and each and every day I’m learning more and more about the rich history and the embedded traditions of this fantastic organization. Coming into a new school … Continue reading

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Sim City: My Failure at Global Competence

I’m taking a gap year. At first, it was really hard to step off the career treadmill, but it has turned into one of the best decisions of my life. It has allowed me to bond with my children (my … Continue reading

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Climbing Mountains…

So a few weeks ago during our holiday vacation I climbed a really, really big mountain. Since I now live in a region that allows me plenty of opportunity and choice to do so, I figured I’d tackle one of … Continue reading

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Moving On

 As happens around this time of year, my family has been taking stock, looking around, and reflecting on where we are, where we are heading and what’s next. It is the typical response we all have when the year turns. … Continue reading

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