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One Health MOU signing in College Station

One Health MOU signing in College Station

Collegiate Edu-Nation (CEN) Announces Historic Partnership with Texas A&M University System to Tackle Rural One Health Crisis [COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS] - Collegiate Edu-Nation (CEN) is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking collaboration with the Texas A&M...

ReBeginAgain

Life seems to have never moved so quickly. Our attention spans seem shorter, the news cycles are quicker, the information portals to which we have access spin like tops, our work tools appear to be on steroids. Good or bad or both, this warp-speed life is the reality...

ButDeath

Jake, our 90+ year old ranching neighbor, made the following observation several years ago while visiting with us on the country lane that separates our properties: "If you can't find something wrong, you ain't lookin' very hard." True, and instructive. On the ranch,...

LeaderProgression

Anderson and Adams (2015) argue that leaders develop -- IF they develop -- through a well-defined sequence: Egocentric Leadership >> Reactive Leadership >> Creative Leadership >> Integral Leadership >> Unitive Leadership The good and bad news...

InflectionDirection

I learned the calculus concept known as inflection points while studying to be a math teacher (many years ago). Inflection points are those at which the trajectory of a curve changes directions. Our lives also experience inflection points -- points at which the...

SelfDefinition

Lots of competing forces seek to define us. IF we succumb to that legion of definitions imposed on us by others, we are tossed around as a cork on a stormy sea. It is well worth the effort to define ourselves. And to revisit that self definition often. The late Dr....

Weed Mitigation

Our best team members -- regardless of skills, intelligence, or motivations -- often end up in the weeds (or headed that way). The best leaders I know are masters at Weed Mitigation. What do those wise leaders do to help us all stay out of the weeds? Here are some...

Making Thinking Visible

I recently read The Power of Making Thinking Visible: Practices to Engage and Empower All Learners by Ron Ritchhart and Mark Church (2020). This book is a follow-up to one printed about 10 years prior by Ritchhart, et al. The authors assert that Making Thinking...

Change Less

I don't run as fast as I used to. I have to drive a little slower at night these days. I allow a bit of extra time for almost any kind of activity. Both my hearing and eyesight are waning. Too many of my friends/family are dying off. And some of my former students and...

Unprepared

Many of us have landed in leadership roles for which we were completely UNprepared. In some cases, we may have even started out completely incompetent. The response we make/made to that circumstance makes all the difference in world. The wisest folks take the...