Within my office, one of the support staff whose desk is outside of my office, decorates her work space for holidays and seasons. Recently she decorated an Easter tree, which includes a bunny. As my colleague, Colleen walked into my office, she was perfectly aligned with the decoration. Having friends and having fun at work is very important to me. My work team includes people that I have worked with for more than 20 years. I realize that this longevity is uncommon, and w
After my story was shared in the Mequon Beacon magazine, I met Gail J who started a Parkinson's Awareness group at Newcastle Place in Mequon. While attending the gathering at Newcastle Place, I met Cy because his wife wanted support to remind Cy that he needed to exercise every day. While I was willing to befriend and remind Cy of his responsibility to take care of himself, exercise is imperative. My role as a co-facilitator will add value to the group since the other leade
My Head Start team is small, yet powerful. The program does include a data base into which we store most of the student information. During this data review meeting, Julie was guiding Matt's data input, which is a fluke since those roles have been reversed for the other 99% of the time. As Head Start employees, our entire staff strives to be life-long learners, which includes software platforms along with best teaching practices. It is my honor to be their leader.