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Veteran's Day is a opportunity not only to carve out some time from our lives who remember those who gave their own, but to celebrate all that we enjoy....
Working ahead of deadlines gives us freedom. Read how buying Christmas presents early saves times, money, and stress,...
In life, we often see solutions in search of a problem. They tend to focus on a narrow subjects. The complexity tends to outweigh any benefits. When you look at the tools you are already using, you realize you don't...
Most people we encounter do their jobs admirably. Some go far beyond. Clifford is one of them. This post is about the bellman whose personality and outstanding customer service made a lasting impression....
Where memory fails, the written word reminds. We write thoughts on our blogs to communicate what is important today. Later, those posts serve as a reliable record of that which is now history. I was thrilled to receive an e-mail...
In Making Ideas Happen, Scott Belsky talks about master storyteller Jay O’Callahan and the workshops he would conduct. Following each participant’s presentation, the other participants would, in turn, talk about the things they appreciated most about the presentation they had...
Cyber safety is an important topic in today's world. This post is written as a follow-up to a presentation at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension (Vestavia Hills, AL). During the presentation, we talked about a number of resources. We...
I enjoyed my interview on Principal Center Radio with my friend Justin Baeder. Justin was an elementary principal. He created The Principal Center as a vehicle for providing outstanding professional development to school leaders everywhere....
As long as we are handing over our credit cards to a stranger at a restaurant, the potential for theft is there. Learn how to protect yourself. This post talks about the one answer to an important question, how to...
Thanks to the 180 school leaders who attended the Principally Speaking Network yesterday at Redstone Arsenal. When that many people from the same area of the state come together to hear the same message at the same time, the potential...