New Breed of Hero

This Year Needs a New Breed of Hero

Have you noticed how much of our daily conversation involves heroics? Important things, like righting injustice in our present day or atrocities throughout human history, always require heroes made of uncommon metal. Dealing with possible threats to our futures can certainly require heroic action. Even minor things, like successfully balancing

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Giving thanks is a strategy for success

Hard Thing Worth Doing: Giving Thanks When You Don’t Feel Thankful

Here’s a “Hard Thing Worth Doing” (#HTWD): Giving thanks for people or circumstances for which you feel anything but thankful.  Are circumstances tempting you to feel bitter or hopeless, rather than grateful?  It’s still your choice.  Are difficult people creating anxiety and stress you want to run from?  Be sure you run

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Teaching others things you're still learning

Can you teach things you’re still learning?

This week, I had the privilege of spending time with an exceptional group of K-12 educators. As we discussed their varied challenges in today’s classroom, it renewed my appreciation for the complexity and the weight of what teachers take on every day. It’s amazing! It takes courage to come alongside

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