Monday Moanin Thoughts #309 Do You Want A Great Opening? Use This Recipe!

Happy late August 2018 Monday Moanin to all of you. For many of you in the Midwest your initial staff meetings will be the week before Labor Day while some of you have already started the 2018-19 school year. Either way, this recipe is something you can try at any time and enjoy success. It is very simple and doable. Sometimes we can over think plans for opening staff meetings and really all meetings. At times the positive tone we want to set can go flat and miss the mark. The ingredients listed in bold below will help establish the positive beginning we all strive for. Only you and your team can determine the focus of each item needed to have a successful recipe and a positive opening meeting. Here are the ingredients: Read more

Monday Moanin Thoughts #308 A Great Time To Practice And Focus On Some Habitudes

Happy Monday Moanin to all of you. The 2018-19 school year is almost here. In preparation, I have started to reread The Habitudes Series , by Tim Elmore. His thoughts and writings are around a belief that there are images that form leadership habits and attitudes. Below are five of my favorite quotes taken from the series. Refer to them often this week and let them guide your practice and serve as a prompt to help set your goals and actions for the new school year. Read more