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Don't read this post - at least not today!

Assuming WordPress works as it’s supposed to, this post will come out on July 3, which is a holiday for MnSCU. I’m writing it beforehand and setting it to automatically post, but I’m also planning to log in on Friday to make sure it worked. 337 more words


The Balancing Act Of Leadership

One of my international coaching clients is female and lives and works in Europe. She is married with two sons aged 9 and 11. She is bright, focused and decisive as well as compassionate and caring. 875 more words


Here We Go Again or Not

Well, tonight we were supposed to be taking the youngest and his fiancee out to dinner to celebrate their engagement.  We couldn’t go to the engagement party as it was at his ex’s and I believe I wasn’t invited.  761 more words

Autoimmune Diseases

The Busy Mom's Guide to Writing

From time to time, I like to share information about resources, services, products, and/or experiences I find valuable. My hope is others might benefit, and I think it’s important to recognize good work when we can. 842 more words

Everyday Life

The Life of a Professional…and Pet Owner

One of the most difficult things about moving to a new city, especially when it’s in a new country, is not knowing anybody. Sure I have my lovely work colleagues and my friendly housemates but they have their own lives and, since I moved here a couple of months ago, I have been a little bit lonely. 773 more words


Bumping into former pupils - part 2.

After making this post about bumping into former pupils, I dug out my old class photos of my first two classes to see if I could remember all the children’s names. 212 more words

Leaving Teaching

Evolving Employee Relationships

In 1988 Krackhardt and Stern examined how intraorganizational friendship networks positively influenced an organization’s response to crisis: Krackhardt and Stern Article Link  An interesting side note: the article download is $14 – more than most current ebooks! 479 more words

Organizational Communication