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Tara M Martin

Leading with Strength

March 25, 2017

This is a “buddy blog” written with my friend Cori Orlando for #IMMOOC week 4. Check out her blog: Leading in Limbo. Leading with Strength What determines an organization’s success? As Todd Whitaker once said, “It’s people, not programs. Programs are never the problem… read more »

Learn Like a Threenager

March 24, 2017

Lately, I’ve been hosting webinars and sharing #Booksnaps at Conferences, and hands-down the most frequently asked question is, “How do you get around the inappropriate emojis, bitmojis, content on the internet, etc.?” Or, “We ban emojis because some students used them inappropriately.”  My response is… read more »

It Pays to Know the Pace

March 23, 2017

“If you get comfortable with people learning at different paces, you’ll help them reach their highest potential.”  George Couros The Innovator’s Mindset I remember when my little nephew, Cameron, was born. He was the only baby in our family at the time, and we… read more »

How Will You Respond to Surprises?

March 17, 2017

“In an age when innovation is increasingly a group endeavor, it [Google] also cares about a lot of soft skills–leadership, humility, collaboration, adaptability, and loving to learn and re-learn. This will be true no matter where you go to work.” Thomas Friedman ~George Couros … read more »

Be the Spark

March 14, 2017

“Our job sometimes is simply to be the spark, help build confidence, and then get out of the way.” “Sometimes, empowering just one person is all it takes to push an entire group.” George Couros  from The Innovators Mindset At the dinner table a few nights… read more »