Being connected is something I believe has helped me succeed. Being connected and “working out loud” is something that the Association for Talent Development advocates and I have taken to heart. Naturally, I am always looking for ideas to help improve what I am doing as well as ideas to share with other educators. The book, What Connected Educators Do Differently, has helped to validate what I am doing and provided me with new ideas. Read the rest of this entry →
What is the ONE thing you could do that will help you achieve your goals? This is what Gary Keller and Jay Papasan asked in their book, The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. Actually, they ask you to find the ONE Thing about many different topics.
Always interested in how to get more out of my day, I always felt I was missing something. I discovered this book while listening to Entreprenuers on Fire—a podcast focusing on entrepreneurs. This book helped me find a clearer path to my goals. I have already started to apply some of the lessons to my work and I am happy with the results. I also forewarned my team that we would be using some of these ideas to knock out some of our team goals. Read the rest of this entry →
I have had Seth Godin’s book Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us sitting on my iPad for a long time. I had started it, and for some reason I did not get very far on the first attempt. I just gave it another chance, and I am glad that I did. This is the second book I have read of his and I am rapidly becoming a Seth Godin fan. I believe Tribes has an important message. It is one I have believed in and spoke about, even before reading his book. Read the rest of this entry →