How Technology Use Impacts Sleep

Have you noticed a link between how well you (or your children) sleep in relation to your use of technology? Tuck Sleep’s primary mission is promoting awareness of sleep health, and as part of that, they have been researching how technology is changing the way we sleep, how misuse of technology contributes to insomnia, and

Why I Lead

This is the beginning of my fourth year of owning my own business. Before that, I was district administrator and prior to becoming the district’s curriculum director, I taught 2nd grade. Some might say that I’m still in the beginning stages of my leadership role, but I would argue that I have been leading my

How do you prepare for change?

Change is hard to prepare for.  I think the most we can do to prepare is to be open-minded, and attentive. Much of my work is centered around helping others plan for change, implement change, or sustain change. The way I help them do this varies depending on the culture, the vision, and the foundations

3 Takeaways from Intentional Reflection

When I was a classroom teacher I tended to reflect “on the fly.” I’d take a quick assessment and make adjustments on teaching materials, strategies, and temperature of the class. I’d either reteach or make notes for changes for the following year. When I attended professional development opportunities, I’d often reflect through the conversations I

SC Midlands Summit Sessions

I’m excited to be back at the SC Midlands Summit this year to present on Leadership, Blended Learning, and Change Management.  Below are the links to my sessions’ slide decks. As always, I value your feedback! Leadership Lessons Anyone Can Learn: All educators are leaders! This session will be high-energy and interactive, exploring how to take

Three Points of Impact for Lasting Transformational Change

I’ve been getting many congratulatory messages on LinkedIn to mark the three year anniversary of my consulting business. This milestone has given me a reason to reflect on the past three years and all that I’ve learned through the process. “Transformational change is generally misunderstood. Unlike transitional and incremental change that are outcome focused, transformational

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