Posts in category "Education"

Take me back to Thomas A. Edison

Take me back to Thomas A. Edison
I have to admit, I’ve become somewhat of a Facebook junkie. After many adult years in which the level of attention I received was minimal, I rather enjoy the idea of garnering a little press for myself by touting my cooking skills, blathering about one of our local sports teams or by posting a political... Read more »

Announcing enrollment in the School of Common Sense

Announcing enrollment in the School of Common Sense
School buses are slowing down traffic in many communities on this rainy Friday morning and those buses are traveling to many different types of schools. Public schools, private schools, charter and religious schools…something for everyone which is great. Some parents are content to simply keep their kids home and “home school” their youngsters. I suppose... Read more »

School is in session...now go to your room.

School is in session...now go to your room.
After spending nearly three decades in the corporate world and with no real desire to sell another truckload of widgets, I’ve been looking into the field of education as a means to round out my working days. Maybe it’s an idealistic desire to see if I have the ability to change the world in some... Read more »
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Atlanta school superintendent: Coffee is for closers....and erasers.

Atlanta school superintendent:  Coffee is for closers....and erasers.
In the movie Glengarry Glen Ross, a bullying and intimidating “trainer”, portrayed by Alec Baldwin, is sent from “downtown” to a local real estate office to motivate (intimidate) the sales people into closing more sales. His profanity-laced tirade very clearly states that all of those except for the top two sales people will be fired... Read more »

YOU are my kid's teacher??

To generalize the overall competency in any profession is a difficult thing, as every profession is comprised of a group of individual contributors. Some physicians, for example, become world renown based on their set of skills. Other physicians, on the other hand, would do well to find another livelihood based on their shortcomings. Regardless, to... Read more »
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    A lengthy career in sales coupled with years of raising children has led me to interact with numerous personality types. It is the nuances in these personality types that lead me to ask questions and inquire about beliefs / attitudes which, I find, leads to even more questions. Sometimes the obvious can lead to be the most entertaining!

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