Work in Progress Coaching™

What is Your Word for 2014?

What is Your Word for 2014?

I have a collection of dictionaries and I’ve been known to read them. (No, not all the way through! Not all at once, anyway.) Nuances, subtleties, double entendres, etymology, layers of meaning – they all get my juices flowing. (Balderdash, anyone?) I write poetry, dabble in Haikus and blog. I snap pictures of bumper stickers […]

What Teaching Taught Me

What Teaching Taught Me

From 1970-80, I taught high school English in Columbus, Ohio. School was designed to move kids through the system and teachers were there to make that happen, and for students to gain knowledge and learn skills in the process. Both teachers and students did their best, given the system. I loved both teaching and my […]

What’s in your Compass?

What’s in your Compass?

Hear any of these lately? We value integrity. People before profits. Teamwork. Responsibility. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Zero waste. Value diversity. Think Global, Act Local. These are samples of guiding principles that, whether spoken out loud or not, influence behavior. Guiding principles exist at many levels – individual, […]