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The New Abnormal

It’s been over a week since I’ve written a blog post. Writing is one of those things that normally brings me peace, that relaxes me, and that helps me reflect. Unfortunately, the last week of my life brought so many … Continue reading

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Introverted Adventurer

Do you consider yourself an introvert, an extrovert or an ambivert somewhere in between? I consider myself an introvert for the following reasons: Being in large crowds drains me of energy and I need alone, quiet time to recharge. I … Continue reading

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Turning Talents into Strengths

Strengths are becoming a new theme on this blog.  Three years ago I wrote Coming from a place of strengths, about my reflections on my first Strength Finder experience.  A month ago I wrote Using your strengths at work .  When I wrote … Continue reading

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My Favorite Posts of 2015

I wrote 57 posts in 2015. Here are some of my personal favorites from the past year. A Year of Mindfulness – It was nice to end the year with a reminder of how I focused on mindfulness throughout the year, … Continue reading

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Introverts are People Too!

I publicly declared myself an Ambivert in a past post. While I still believe that there are elements of both introversion and extroversion in all of us, after a few recent experiences, some reading, and reflecting on my personality, I would like to amend … Continue reading

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Hi. My name is Amy. I am an ambivert. I first heard the term ambivert last March as the ASCD annual conference. Daniel Pink shared his research about people who have traits of both introverts and extroverts. I was immediately struck … Continue reading

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ASCD by the tweets

It’s been a week since I attended the ASCD national conference in Los Angeles. I haven’t had a spare moment to write any deep reflections on what I heard, so I thought I would recap some of my favorite moments … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Instinct

I: Instinct I believe that so much of leadership is about instinct.    Good leaders must be proactive and visionary, but prepared to react effectively and efficiently in emergencies and crises. So many of these traits cannot be taught in an … Continue reading

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