Not at 100%

I have to be honest, I am not at a 100% today and have not been since before Thanksgiving.  I am not sure why, but I am just not “on”.  I read recently that we go through ebbs and flows in our lives, but I do not like the feeling of not being my usual … More Not at 100%

Getting approval for your Professional Development

So now that you know some of the many opportunities that are out there for your professional development, you need to choose one and begin the process of getting approval and funding to attend.  Many of the conferences I listed in my last blog post, How to find a conference, have letters or templates for … More Getting approval for your Professional Development

I am so exhausted from the excitement of what can be.

Yesterday, on my Facebook page, I shared a link to a documentary called The Global Generation about Lake Forest Academy where I work and my son Jacob went to school.  I mentioned that I hoped after watching the documentary that you would be able to understand why I am so passionate about my place of … More I am so exhausted from the excitement of what can be.

Annual Reviews

Our annual reviews at Lake Forest Academy take place between the end of January to the beginning of March.  I am working on mine right now. (Insert the sound of a record scratching here)  What?!?!?!?  Yep . . . I have learned the hard way that I need to be preparing for my annual review … More Annual Reviews

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) taking our jobs? Seriously?!?!? Well, be my guest!!!

Everyone is talking about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to take over the Admin role.  Hogwash, I say!  We Admins are way too smart, in many aspects, that AI cannot duplicate.   Such things as innovative thinking, compassion, empathy, self and social awareness, reflection, authenticity, gut instincts, tolerance, management of your thoughts/emotions, collaboration and relationship … More Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) taking our jobs? Seriously?!?!? Well, be my guest!!!