Monthly Archives: June 2013

It’s always the leader

It's always the leader.

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What makes a Great Leader?

Sitting having coffee with a colleague today, I was told “Andrea, you’re a leader.” Very nice, thank you. Later today, I was flipping through several trade magazines, getting caught up on the news. On page after page, the word leadership … Continue reading

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The Teacher Learns Too

In my profession, developing others is what I do. Whether it’s development of leaders at the senior level, or managers just beginning their careers. I am responsible for creating an environment that is a safe place to learn. Students can … Continue reading

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Where are those moments of inspiration?

Saturday morning near Washington, DC.  My ‘other’ Washington since returning to Seattle. It’s a beautiful, relatively cool Saturday for DC on June 22. I’m just waking up and having my first quiet moment of reflection all week. Is that why … Continue reading

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Can you go home again?

I sit here tonight, on the eve of returning to Maryland/DC for a week of work. It’s been just over one month since I started my journey West, yet it feels like a lifetime ago. It’s hard to believe all … Continue reading

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A journey worth traveling requires tending

It’s been almost a week since my last blog. That tells me it’s been a busy one. Yes, I’ve settled in and life is moving along. After the excitement of the road, and the initial excitement about arriving back in … Continue reading

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Rejection, learn to take and accept it

I was reminded yesterday of the lesson of rejection. A very bright and lovely relative is in search of a new job. She is facing what most of us face in that process: rejection, and plenty of it. It has … Continue reading

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What are YOU doing the rest of your life?

I’ve been on my journey for two months now. When I think of all that has occurred, my head spins. I went from owning a house and living in DC to selling my house, taking a cross-country trip, moving to … Continue reading

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Settling in, not Settling for

I believe we all have this life to live and we should live it to the fullest. We need to fully know ourselves, take chances, and do whatever it takes to reach our full potential. When I began this journey … Continue reading

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I’ll Follow the Sun…Paul McCartney

I’ve been here in the Pacific Northwest for a week now, showing it off to my friend Theresa. Throughout the week, we have kept a close eye on the weather, planning each day’s excursion based on where the sun will … Continue reading

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