Monday Moanin Thoughts #265 Goal for 2017-18, Finish What You Start

Happy beautiful August 2017 Monday Moanin to all of you. For many the 2017-18 school year has already begun or it is about to very soon. As I reflected on my thoughts for this blog, I was reminded of how exhausting this time is for all educators and especially those leading others. There is the planning of opening meetings, registrations, athletic contests, and parent meetings to name a few. Just checking in on my twitter PLN is tiring. There are so many incredible posts and ideas to start the year off well it can be overwhelming just trying to figure out what to do. I know this will not stop you from having a successful kickoff to the year. My hope is that you can sustain the energy and maintain it throughout the year. So how about this simple mantra, finish what you start.  To help with this, be reminded: Read more

Monday Moanin Thoughts #264 Set Goals For 2017-18, Focusing On Habitudes

Happy first August 2017 Monday Moanin to all of you. Recently I have started to reread The Habitudes Series , by Tim Elmore. His vision is that there are images that form leadership habits and attitudes. Below are five of my favorite quotes taken from the first two books in the series. Refer to them often this week and let them guide your practice and serve as a prompt to help set your goals for the 2017-18 school year. Read more