Month: March 2017

See Things Differently

April is right around the corner. Many of you know that April is Autism Awareness Month and that April 2nd is Autism Awareness Day. Some of you know we have a non-verbal grandson on the spectrum and that I often substitute in autism classrooms. Last month I had the pleasure of observing children with autism…
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Do the Right Thing

I recently attended a training session that laid out business policy, but then mentioned that occasionally there are extenuating circumstances and we have some leeway to “do the right thing.” Isn’t that refreshing? How often have we told people, “I’m sorry I can’t help you because…” • Company policy is • The rules state •…
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Being Resilient

Resilient, resilience, resiliency are all pretty popular catch words these days. There have been lots of studies done on what causes one person to be more resilient than another, and many articles written about how to build your personal resilience. It’s funny, our Twitter account was recently “followed” by a group that watched climate resilience.…
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Falsely Accused

Well, perhaps “falsely accused” isn’t the best description of what happened. It’s more like “unjustly reprimanded,” but who would read a blog with that title? It does fall under the same category though. Here’s what happened… I was in the car, in line, at a light that had turned green. The humongous truck in front…
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