Time Well Spent

To those of you reading who have been my peers in my program of study, specifically those who have been reading our weekly discussions and posts, you may now hopefully understand and see where the banner image from my blog comes from – the handprints. This notion of “leaving my mark” on people – children, […]

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Emotional Intelligence – DISC D

Something that we have used in our company quite a bit is learning about Emotional Intelligence and learning more about ourselves and our teammates by using the DISC profile and assessment. Each individual is filtered into one of four categories a D (dominant) an I (influence), an S (steadfastness) and C (contentiousness). Most people are […]

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Collaboration

Collaboration and support are such a cornerstone to everything I believe in, not only within the program that I oversee, but in the overarching community of Early Childhood Education. I am excited to continue on to my last four courses for my Masters program and through the end of the year, really focus on myself […]

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Final Stages of a Group

The final stages of a group are something I’ve never really considered before now. I always just kind of thought of two groups of people – ones in my life and ones that are not, no matter what groups they “belonged” to within my life. I’m well-versed in building a team, selecting a team, growing […]

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Communication Evaluation

Previously we were asked to not only evaluate how we feel about our perception of our communication and listening skills but also get some honest feedback from others on how they perceive our communication and listening. In my own assessment of my skills, my results showed that I scored low in my anxiety regarding communication. […]

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Conflict Strategies

Getting back on track after sorting things out in my day-to-day life. The exhaustion, doctors appointments and inability to concentrate on a darn thing is passing and I’m getting back to being the busy, crazy life I’m used to. I will be posting this weeks assignments this weekend to stay on track, but welcome your […]

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