“The tradition of Festivus begins with the airing of grievances. I got a lot of problems with you people! And now you are going to hear about it!” – Frank Costanza
For every speech I gave throughout school and college, inevitably the feedback would include "slow down!" I have a tendency to rush (in everything...) but especially when I am sharing a lot of information at once. In my work, I spend a lot of time sharing information about our experiential learning program. Recently, I was… Continue reading Slow Down
Natalie is a school counselor at a performing arts school by day and professional photographer by night and weekend. I wanted to learn more about how she balances her two passions – helping students succeed and helping her clients capture memories for a lifetime.
A few weeks back, I was talking to my students about "living in congruence." We were covering the Social Change Model of Leadership which is the idea that we can positively impact those around us whether we have the positional title of "leader" or not. The theory is that a leader is anyone who makes… Continue reading Walking the Talk
I have learned not to avoid confrontation but instead manage it. The more confident we are in addressing the situation in a positive and casual manner, the more at ease the other person will feel.