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A Colorful Sea of Possibility

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A Perspective on People

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A Perspective on People

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Chicago at Night

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Under a Different Sky

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Under a Different Sky

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How to Support New Pathways to Leadership Online

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I feel fortunate and thoughtful. Fortunate because I’m currently at an event for work—in a gorgeous setting—surrounded by brilliant, thoughtful, caring, fun educators—and I’m learning. Thoughtful because, well, I’m learning, and I’m trying to parse through what I’m hearing in conversations around the room and online, and think about how it applies to my work.

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A Unique Composer Has Left Us: Pierre Boulez 1926-2016

“You must not really think of reaching an audience. You must think first to express yourself.”
Pierre Boulez

I can’t say that the music of Boulez has changed my life in any significant way. I studied some of his stuff in college as a music major, and I’m sure most people don’t really care for his style, yet any time an influential figure dies it only seems right to pay some sort of tribute. If you have a few minutes, this piece by NPR should get you up to speed on one of the true greats of our time.

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Serious Rain, Serious Puddle

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Serious Rain, Serious Puddle

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It’s easy to want to look back and recount the year. How much quality time did I spend with my family or how many projects at work were completed or how many miles did I run? Who did I see and what did we do? And it’s almost as easy to imagine what the next year will hold for me. But why? What amount of remembering or fortune telling changes how I am doing right now?
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