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    Goals for 2020

    Yes, I know it’s still technically December. But bear with me. This is my fifth year using the Cultivate What Matters Powersheets for goal setting. Some years I’ve been better about focusing on my goals and using my Powersheets than others. I, like many, enter the new year filled with hope for the year ahead. And 2020 is no different. The prospect of a new year gives me a brief respite from my depression and I feel infinitely optimistic about all the things I’ll accomplish. Generally, sometime during the year I realize I’ve made very little progress towards my goals.…

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    Hello, November: Monthly Goals

    I’ve said it once, but I’ll say it again: How is it already November? Thanks to Emily Ley for this lovely November art! I know that I’m probably the world’s worst blogger, but I keep coming back and I keep…

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    Hello, Autumn: Pedagogical Experiment

    Can you guys believe it’s already November!? Is Autumn really here? [To be fair, it hasn’t really started to feel like fall just yet…but the leaves are turning!] I feel like the semester just started and I’m already like…where the hell…

  • Monthly Goals

    April 2017 Goals: Hello, Spring!

    And just like that, it’s April! Last month I made progress on some goals. On others…not so much. But as Lara Casey says: progress happens little-by-little. So I’m going to celebrate my little wins and ring in Spring with exuberance!…

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    TEDx: Stevenson University–My Experience

    This post about my TEDx experience originally appeared on my guest blog for the British Naval History website. A few months ago a call came across our university Portal asking for TEDx speakers. For those unfamiliar, TEDx is a way…