Rungs on a ladder

I was recently asked what professional accomplishments I was most proud of.  It seems like a pretty simple question, right? Well, that was not the case, at least for me. The reason I had trouble answering the question is that the word “accomplishment” seems rather terminal...an end.  For certain, I have had a lot of …

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Gratitude – The best free gift to yourself

I recently spoke with a principal who conducted a “gratitude challenge” in his school.  Over a very short period of time, he wrote dozens of thank you notes to all the people who had a connection with his school-teachers, paraprofessionals, central office staff, PTO, etc.  Then he hid those notes around the school. Students, upon …

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