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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
It is hard to believe that we have reached the final Monday Moanin, October 2017. Finally an end to the October blues. Last week I shared with you concerns regarding staff behavior that may be causing your culture to dip downward. This week it may be administrative behaviors that could be hurting your culture. It is […]
Happy October, 2017 Monday Moanin to all of you. For most of you in Michigan, schools have been in session for over 6 weeks. As a result you should have a pretty good pulse on the culture of your organization. In this MMT edition I mention 4 potential culture killers caused by staff. In the […]
Happy October 16, 2017 and here is wishing you all a great Monday Moanin. Last weekend I was with my family in Traverse City for our annual northern Michigan trip. Though a little wet, it was a spectacular time. The colors were beautiful, the air was crisp, the weather still cooperated, the food was great, […]
Happy Second Monday of October 2017 to all of you. Over the last three months, July-September, I tweeted many opinions and quotes from many of the stars of leadership and education. Below are listed my top tweets during that time. Each of them had over 2500 impressions on Twitter. Consider using one of them to […]
Happy October, 2017 Monday Moanin to all of you. It is hard to believe that for most of you the first month of the 2017-18 school year is in the books. Typically the first month is front loaded with many activities and a fast pace filled with adjustments and reactions.
Happy first Monday Moanin of Fall 2017. Leadership is a relevant and hot topic. Visit any online magazine like Flipboard or website and you will find several articles and blogs filled with opinions of how to build a better organization. After reviewing several authors in preparation for this post, I decided to focus on three […]
Happy mid September 2017 Monday Moanin to all of you. Back in January 2017, I wrote about what was going to be my one word to guide my professional work and personal life for the new year. I borrowed the idea from Jon Gordon and others by adopting one word instead of more ambitious resolutions […]