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May 27, 2015

Bulging Discs and Poison Ivy: Recovering from Setbacks

I was recently corresponding with Dana D., a school leader in Delaware, who apologized for being delayed on an email reply and explained she’d been very sick. She asked me to write more about how to recover from a setback when your system goes…

May 19, 2015

Shameless Plea: Vote for Me!

Friends, I know you are out there. I’ve never really entered a contest before (minus the National Meet Your Penpal Contest I won in middle school, but that is another story), and I’ve never really asked for your help. For years now,…

May 14, 2015

Diana’s Weekly Round-Up

A few weeks back in NYC, I bumped into my old friend, Diana H., a curriculum designer at Relay Graduate School of Education. She raved about how she’d resurrected the habit of holding a Weekly Meeting with herself. Diana uses her Weekly Round-Up…

May 7, 2015

Notes From The Field: Conference Room Signage

I frequently parachute in to other people’s conference rooms for workshops, and sometimes upon my descent I land upon interesting signage that is actually quite helpful. We got some great corporate space at a recent workshop for Madison…