This week’s post is an encore episode I shared a year ago. Have you thought why your time away from school can help you better serve your school?
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Regardless of whether someone is an educator or not, or whether your vacation time is long or short, taking time away from work is healthy for a number of reasons. Also, if you listen to then end, I share one of my creative moments with you from a previous vacation: a song and recorded from a trip to Colorado.
Last week I heard Dr. Adam Saenz speak at Oklahoma’s Engage Conference when he said, “Only when you find satisfaction in the totality of life can you really enjoy your calling.”
School leadership is not just about the to-do’s of management and leadership, it is also intimately connected to how you invest your time inside and outside of school.
For the next couple of weeks I am purposely “going dark” to enjoy time with family. We’ll enjoy unplugging and just spending time together.
Sharing A Song With You!
One of the other joys in my life is music, and sometimes I’ll use my downtime to create or record a new song.
So in the spirit of summer vacation time, I wanted to share a song that I wrote a couple of years ago, when we visited Crested Butte, Colorado. Click on the play button above to listen. Continue reading →