Taking Steps Toward Leadership–in the classroom

https://mystudentvoices.com/confessions-of-a-bad-teacher-why-i-left-my-dream-job-7c6cb896fd1b This broke my heart.  I was a teacher for years in the public and private sectors.  I got fired from every job.  My classes did amazing things.  I had a 4th grade class that sang Silent Night in German in 4 parts, acapella.  I had a K-6 group that wrote their own Christmas musical.  […]

Taking Steps–what makes you qualified?

Mark Zuckerburg is getting grilled.  There were a plethora of opening statements from congressmen and from Mark…all saying the same thing in rather ostentatious and verbose ways. People got into Facebook and stole information…well investigated and got information.  And then *gasp* used it!  Things like your birth date, your mother’s maiden name, the last 4 […]

Taking Steps Toward Leadership–STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Essential tools of the curious.  But the most important things about a person when it comes to hiring practices according to Google weren’t STEM related–those came in last!  What were more important?   “Soft skills: being a good coach; communicating and listening well; possessing insights into others (including others with different […]

Taking (careful) steps…

via Daily Prompt: Messy You see some tension in your office, in your meeting, at the party…Ewwww.  Emotions!  I hate emotions.  They are MESSY!  There aren’t any clean emotions.  With “love” there comes “doubt” “insecurity” “vulnerability” “devotion” “loyalty” and several others.  With “hate” there comes “revenge” “pity” “frustration” “anger” “mercy”…  Each emotion has a positive […]