To Lead is to Live Dangerously

About 1 week ago, I began reading, Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading, by Heifetz and Linsky.  It was a recommendation that I think will be very beneficial and will help me as I continue to develop my leadership skills. Here are some powerful-to-me quotes from the introduction that struckContinue reading “To Lead is to Live Dangerously”

Top 10 in 10: Influential Tweets 7/10

10 Interesting/Influential Tweets I’ve Read on Twitter Your messages on Twitter must be 140 characters or less.  This can make sending a message quite challenging at times.  Often, people will include a link to a blog post, article, or other information.  Sometimes, people will post short, but powerful, messages.  Below, you will find some ofContinue reading “Top 10 in 10: Influential Tweets 7/10”

Top 10 in 10: Celebrating my 1ooth Blog Post 6/10 – Top Tweeters

As I have already shared, there are many amazing educators whom I have learned a great deal with and from during the past 8 months.  I have mentioned some influential-to-me bloggers here and here. I would like to continue by including some influential-to-me people I follow on Twitter. In an effort to acknowledge more people,Continue reading “Top 10 in 10: Celebrating my 1ooth Blog Post 6/10 – Top Tweeters”

Top 10 in 10 Series: Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 3/10

There have been many people who have influenced and continue to influence me on the web. In fact, it is very difficult to limit this to 10!  I probably could have made my entire 100 list based on those who influence my thinking. I will limit it to 10 here though. If you don’t knowContinue reading “Top 10 in 10 Series: Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 3/10”

Obsession? or Passion?

For the last 8 months I have been focused on my learning, in an effort to help others, including myself and my colleagues, but, most importantly, the students in my school. During this time, I have been blogging regularly as a way to make meaning and build connections with many of the things  I haveContinue reading “Obsession? or Passion?”

Positively Positive – Attitude IS Everything!

Attitude is everything.  Everywhere.  In every situation. A person’s attitude not only contributes to one’s own feelings, but also the feelings of others. A person’s attitude is contagious.  If you have a positive, optimistic, attitude, that is what you will receive in return, for the most part. If you possess a negative disposition, you will getContinue reading “Positively Positive – Attitude IS Everything!”

A Brief, But Meaningful Encounter

Currently, I am returning to work following maternity leave after having our 3rd child at the end of December (2010).  I have just recently received my next placement as Vice-Principal in my district.  This is very exciting and I am really looking forward to the opportunity.  More on that in future posts…  As you can imagine, afterContinue reading “A Brief, But Meaningful Encounter”