I take no credit for the title of this blog. It is the title of a Seth Godin blog and it resonated with me.
As St. Clement’s plans strategically for the coming years, it has been imperative to research trends, gather external and internal data, and access research. One piece of research that has recently come to our attention is a White Paper on Gen Z entitled Gen Z: a Generation to Look Up To.
The long weekend presents a little more time and space in which to step away. In my case, that often means taking some time to catch up on reading for pleasure.
This weekend I was very blessed to be able to make a quick visit to the northeast region of Newfoundland with my mother. Twillingate, Newfoundland is known as Iceberg Alley and my mother and I were reminded of why upon our arrival.
This weekend I have enjoyed catching up on some reading- both fiction and non-fiction. While I love fiction as an escape and a channel for relaxation,
This week on Tuesday, members from our St. Clement’s School Eco Team hosted assembly. They used this time to celebrate Earth Week, to educate our community on the detrimental impact of micro-plastics on our planet,
This week, at Tuesday’s assembly, I spoke to our community about the positive impact that stepping away can have, and the perspective it provides. As I said to staff and students,
As I contemplate the return of our entire SCS community to 21 St. Clements Avenue tomorrow for our Spring term, I think about new beginnings.
At the end of the week, Louise Melville, our Coordinator of Experiential Learning and Round Square, and I joined colleagues from Round Square schools from North and South America.
In “Cultivating Everyday Courage” in the Harvard Business Review, James Detert suggests that ‘competently courageous’ people- who most often successfully effect positive change in organizations- are those who ”create the right conditions for action by establishing a strong internal reputation and by improving their fallback options in case things go poorly;