8 November 2023

Quote of the Day “Anyone anywhere could publish to everyone everywhere.” (Lawrence Lessig, Code) Ah, the dream of a democratized publishing platform. A place where all voices could be heard regardless of background or socioeconomic status. I’ve often said, “The greatest promise of the Internet is that it gives everyone a voice.” And I’ve also …

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Organic Learning Communities

Not every organization begins through an order from on high. Some of the greatest change comes from groups of people who share a common vision and a desire for change. These groups make change happen over time, building a case for their views and influencing others. Change takes time but when driven organically, it stays.

The Intellectual Pattern

“Out of the nursery into the college and back to the nursery; there’s your intellectual pattern for the past five centuries or more.” (Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451)

Becoming More Rational

“The first step toward becoming rational is to understand our fundamental irrationality.” (Robert Greene, The Laws of Human Nature)

Quotes, Mindfulness, & Adventure

Hey, y’all. This week, I’m thinking about taking care of myself while preparing for the new school year. It’s late February, and the ramp-up for the new school year is here. Meetings, quick chats, emails, and video conferences fill the calendars of many school leaders this time of year, not to mention the very sudden …

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10 Quotes to Kick Off 2023

As we enter a new year, many of us are looking for ways to spark creativity and bring fresh ideas to our lives and work. Quotes can keep us motivated, remind us of what’s important, and inspire us to take action. Starting this year, I’ll share 10 of my favorite quotes from the previous year …

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What You Control

Honor and revere the gods, treat human beings as they deserve, be tolerant with others and strict with yourself. Remember, nothing belongs to you but your flesh and blood—and nothing else is under your control. – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations