COVID-19 District Plans

Some leaders have asked about district and school plans during this pandemic. In addition to those one-to-one conversations, I thought it would make sense to ask some leaders in my network to share what they are doing. I am proud to know all the leaders. I hope these...

212 Ideas to stay connected

The mastermind is about connection. Since 2016, I’ve been fascinated at how deep bonds can grow even in a virtual setting. I’ve had the privilege of meeting maybe 25% of the members face-to-face. The rest I know through Zoom, text messages, and phone calls. And yet we...
The best time to plant a tree

The best time to plant a tree

“The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now.”-Chinese Proverb The same is true of an ideal week. I was inspired to see one of my favorite school leaders tackle her ideal week recently during the pandemic. It makes sense to do...

Finding your rhythm

For a time the world has changed and forced you to change along with it. In the mastermind last night, one member was vulnerable and shared: “I’m working from 7am-7pm … I’d like to hear how everyone else is managing their days? It feels like I’m a...

10 Remote Work Tips

Since the summer of 2017, I’ve worked for myself and have been 100% location-independent. All I need is a strong wifi signal and laptop. That way I can create content like this post, record podcasts, and support school leaders through 1:1 coaching and the mastermind....

Mastermind Agreements

A few things to know about our mastermind experience. If you agree to these ideas, you are welcome in our community. I’m posting these in public because it’s important to understand how you want people to show up during your online meetings. Right now...