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Productivity Lost and Found

What Drains and/or Blocks My Potential Productivity? By Jeff Salter Gosh, this is a deep topic… and to think, I was the one who proposed it (way back when). As our Friday Fox recently said (paraphrased), “I wish I could … Continue reading

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Leaps Tall Buildings…

I love superhero TV shows and movies. Superman and Christopher Reeve were my first big screen crush. My motivation for running on the treadmill is the latest episodes of Arrow, The Flash, Black Lightning, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Flash, … Continue reading

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Hanging out on the Hamster Wheel

Finding ways to relax isn’t hard, finding the time to do them is trickier. I would love to sit and read a book with a cup of hot chocolate in front of the fireplace. Unfortunately, any combination of two of … Continue reading

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Looking Forward (by Looking Back)

Happy New Year! I have the honor of writing the first post of 2017. It’s a daunting responsibility, but this week’s topic is to discuss how this year will be different (my suggestion). Since I’m preparing a presentation on goal-setting for … Continue reading

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Whaddaya Mean, Summer’s Over?

This week’s question: Are there any summer projects you want/hope/need to finish up before the summer is over? As a teacher, my year is shaped by the school schedule. In Michigan, school starts the day after Labor Day for kindergarten … Continue reading

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In the Good Old Summertime…

This week’s question: How does your routine change in the summer? Since I don’t teach during the summer, my Tuesday and Thursday afternoons are free, as well as all the hours I usually spend grading papers, answering emails, and preparing … Continue reading

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Resolution Smesolution

Like our Tuesday Fox, Jillian, I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I don’t believe in them. My philosophy has always been why wait until the beginning of the year to decide to do something I need to do anyway? It’s … Continue reading

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