The Professional Influence of my Dad

Today my dad will embark upon a new journey…retirement. In the minutia of our daily lives, it is difficult to stop and reflect on someone’s influence. In the year of #accomplish2017, I put aside some weekend time to reflect on my Dad’s influence. John Quincy Adams once said, “If your actions inspire others to dream … Continue reading The Professional Influence of my Dad

The Window Opened Or Closed?

The Window Opened Or Closed?  Awareness: Knowledge or perception of a situation or fact. Judging: Forming an opinion or conclusion about. My Confusion As an instructional coach, I constantly try to be aware and help build other’s awareness through coaching. For me, the list seems nearly never-ending…do I demonstrate awareness of people’s background, their personal … Continue reading The Window Opened Or Closed?

Two Simple Words…Thank You

"Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions." ~Author Unknown Two Simple Words "Thank You," two simple words that have extremely powerful potential. Potential to take a terrible day and shed some light on it. Potential to make someone who is spinning their wheels to stop and realize...it IS worth it. Potential to provide that moment … Continue reading Two Simple Words…Thank You