Tag Archives: technology

#916 – Fear of Change Keeps Leaders Inside the Lines

The other day I was watching my six year old daughter color a picture of one of the Disney Princesses.  She was working diligently to get different colors on the page, trying to create…or re-create an image that she could … Continue reading

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#950 – Leaders Recognize Real Opportunities…and Take a Chance

Below is a repost of something I wrote at the time of the iPad release. It was new and there were questions about its usage. For most everyone, those questions have been answered, especially in the field of education. But … Continue reading

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#964 – Leaders Create and Innovate

I was late to the Apple party. Others had been telling me about the benefits of using a MacBook or an iMac for years, but to be honest, I didn’t like some of the original Mac products, so I just … Continue reading

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#982 – Leadership and the Bad Side of Momentum

Having a horse was always kind of a childhood dream. We lived in the suburbs, so that possibility was remote, but I felt I had a little bit of cowboy in me. I had the boots, the hat and if … Continue reading

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A Bad Way to Start a New School?

For anyone who pays attention to the education debate, you probably hear the overwhelming issue in most every one of the conversations is money…that’s the issue…there’s not enough money (btw, there’s plenty of money in education).  The complaint is, there … Continue reading

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The Death of Schools

It’s not so much the death of schools, but the death of a system that is needed. Too many kids (suburban and inner city) are growing up in the same system their parents and grandparents grew up in. Money isn’t … Continue reading

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Honk if I need an Education!!

The story has been out for awhile so I’m sure you’ve seen it somewhere.  Here is a brief re-cap: “Ronda Holder from southwest Florida forced her 15-year-old son to wear a sign saying “Honk if I need an education” while … Continue reading

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The Real Role of the Teacher

“Building a boy or girl is far easier than mending a man or woman“ Dr. Bob Sornson With all of the discussion surrounding the issues happening in states like Wisconsin and New Jersey, the focus seems to be taken away … Continue reading

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A Great Visit with 2 Guys on Business

Every now and then you come across people who just speak the same language you do.  I’m not talking about “English”, but instead, they speak of similar interests.  That’s what I found today when I had the chance to be … Continue reading

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Changing a City Through Service – ONE DAY TO GO!!

Do you ever get nervous before a big day?  If you you’re planning a large event, whether it was a wedding, church event, business social or just having a few people over to your house, is there an anxiety that … Continue reading

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