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In Transition – Becoming a Collaborator

A few weeks ago, I was sitting in my internship supervisor’s office (Glenda Robertson). She was prepping me for a meeting with a stakeholder on my project and I mentioned something about asking, “What do you think?” She said something like, “No, don’t do that because it opens up the opportunity for them to redesign what you have already designed. 335 more words


The Best Leaders Tip #1 - Have a soul: Be the Golden Rule

This is my 1st of 12 posts about how to be among the Best Leaders.  In these, I provide inspiration for everyone seeking professional and personal growth as a leader of people, projects, groups, teams and organizations. 159 more words


Preparation: Moving Beyond Lesson Planning

I had the amazing opportunity to share with over 100 educators last weekend at EdCampWake. It was a fantastic day of teaching, learning, and growing! Everything from the welcome to the closing were nothing short of terrific. 845 more words


Working for Myself

I have a confession to make.

Lately, I have a had a huge desire to…work for myself. Start my own business.  Have SOME way of working independently. 338 more words

Conflict Resolution: 4 Things You Need to Know to Master It

Conflict. The word itself more than likely triggers you to think about a personal or professional challenge you’ve had or are currently going through with someone. 1,573 more words

Professional Development

Work in Progress

Twelve years ago this month I started my career. Seven years ago today I started working at my current job. I am been lucky enough to work in a field that focuses on doing good in the world, so even on my worst days, I could go home knowing that I made a positive impact on the world – that my work mattered. 398 more words