Monday Moanin Thoughts #278 Great Time To Reflect, Try These

Happy Monday Moanin to all of you. It is hard to believe that this is the final Monday of November, 2017. I hope that all of you had a great Thanksgiving break and you are returning to work with some energy and passion. As December quickly approaches 2018 will not be far behind. As a result, is a perfect time  to begin reflecting on 2018  and how you are going to grow and  enhance your effectiveness during the new year. Read more

Monday Moanin Thoughts #277 Forget The Grind, Let’s Practice Some Gratitude This Week

It is hard to believe that we are a few days away from Thanksgiving 2017. This Holiday arrives during at a perfect time. In Michigan, since August students and staff’s have been hitting the school year hard. Without any breaks, the past several weeks have truly been a grind. As a result , it is difficult to really focus on the good stuff.  Thanksgiving Day changes that. It is the time that many people reflect on gratitude and being thankful for those gifts that are important in their lives. This year, lets join in and beginning today make a daily practice of reflecting on those things we are grateful for!   Read more

Monday Moanin Thoughts #276 Common Practices Among Top Workplaces 2017

Happy chilly, rainy November 2017 Monday Moanin to all of you.  We are a few weeks from celebrating Thanksgiving 2017. As is the case every year, it is a great time to be full of gratitude and thankfulness. It is also a perfect time to reflect on the effectiveness of your organization. As a nice prompt to assist in your reflection, I will share some feedback and comments from the 2017 Detroit Free Press Workplace Survey.

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Monday Moanin Thoughts #275 Outta My Mind On Monday Moanin

Happy first November, 2017 Monday Moanin to everyone. The late Detroit Free Press feature writer Bob Talbert every Monday would write a column titled Outta My Mind On Monday Moanin. In this MMT , in the spirit of Talbert , I will share thoughts, complaints, comments, and questions that are on my mind about leadership and education, 2017. Read more