Get moving

Get moving by Nancy Knowlton
The difference in my activity level between my childhood days and when I started working was dramatic. It took a concerted effort to incorporate activity in my life again, but I’m glad I did.
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Generous by Nancy Knowlton
Teachers the world over are generous with their encouragement and criticism of their students, all for their development and success. Let’s extend our generosity back to those teachers and express our appreciation and respect for
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We Need a National Teacher Monument

We Need a National Teacher Monument by Tony Mullen
I'm remembering a visit a few months ago to Washington, where I strolled with tourists along the National Mall and past the museums and monuments so many of us came to see.
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School district consolidation

School district consolidation by Nancy Knowlton
Trying to improve something as large as education funding means all ideas need to be on the table, including some that at first blush appear to have challenges. Taking an approach of how school district consolidation could work is
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There’s always room at the top

There’s always room at the top by Nancy Knowlton
One of my coach’s mantras has resonated with me throughout my life because over time I believed he was right. Pushing my teammates and me to believe we could accomplish more helped us work hard to do so.
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Falling down and getting up – again and again

Falling down and getting up – again and again by Nancy Knowlton
Most of the time we have to take what life throws at us and find a way to make it work, because a lot of things are hard to control. Ideally, we will believe in ourselves and discover that we’ve been successful.
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CEO arrogance or absurdity

CEO arrogance or absurdity by Nancy Knowlton
I’ve met all kinds of people over the years, and I’ve come away from those experiences recognizing how important it is to be professional, respectful and considerate with anyone I meet.
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Having fun telling and selling

Having fun telling and selling by Nancy Knowlton
We once had a vice president of North American sales who couldn’t have been more suited to his role. He knew how to sell products like no one else I knew. And he did it through being authentic and engaging meaningfully with custom
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Visually speaking

Visually speaking by Nancy Knowlton
When I give a presentation, I want to know that my audience is engaged. I’ve learned that engagement works best when I use a visually speaking strategy.
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Beware the sycophant

Beware the sycophant by Nancy Knowlton
Sycophants are a drain on an organization in so many ways. Organizations must highly value the questioners, the naysayers, the ones who see the world differently than the rest, not the yes men and suck ups.
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