Helping Managers Be “Perfectly Assertive”

The most effective managers are those described as “moderately assertive.” Or at least, that was the finding discussed in the Harvard Business Review article, The Delicate Art of Being Perfectly Assertive. The bosses that were rated the most highly in[...]


Supporting Students Through Professional Development

The Assistant Superintendent of Personnel and Policy, Dr. Michelle Ruble, and the Directors of Professional Development, Dr. Rhonda Baldwin and Mrs. Kenya Elder of the Douglas County School System (DCSS) attended the Highlands Certification Training program February 6-7, 2018 conducted[...]

work burnout

Avoiding Burnout at Work

You’ve probably heard the adage to “work smarter, not harder.” If you’re like most professionals, in today’s world of increasing pressure and demands on your time, you’re looking for ways to be more productive without putting in more hours. But[...]

leadership and failure

Leadership, Failure, and the HAB

Thomas Edison famously said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that don’t work.” If even one of brightest minds of the 20th century was reluctant to admit to failure, is it any wonder failure is so demonized[...]