Saturday, May 15, 2010

Daniel Pink's "Drive": Can We Apply this to Education? Leadership?

"Pay people enough so they are not thinking about money and they are thinking about the work."
Once you do that, it turns out there are three factors which lead to better performance and personal satisfaction: AUTONOMY, MASTERY, and PURPOSE.
What do you think about Pink's ideas?
Implications for education?

Monday, May 10, 2010

Fun in the sun...

My adorable nephews on Dauphin Island, AL.
As I watch the man-made disaster unfold, I am horrified by thoughts of a future without enjoying the Gulf of Mexico I have taken for granted!

Life is a Wave

“Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles.”

I shot this photo at Orange Beach, AL on Mother's Day 2010, not realizing at the time how meaningful watching the composition of the water would become.