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My New Year’s Resolution: Fail Frequently

The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise –with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew.  ~ Abraham Lincoln A new year is nearly upon us, and with 2012 on the horizon, … Continue reading


Thanks to Tom Altepeter (@tomaltepeter) for inspiring this post with his one-word resolution: Serve (Intercultural Responsiveness).  For more explanation, see One Word 2011 (@gritandglory). My one word for 2011 is…courage. All too often, I allow fear to stand in the way of what I should be doing (both personally and professionally).  Fear is a natural … Continue reading

Every Day a New Year: Daily Resolutions

I have tried resolutions.  This is how it typically goes: I try to decide what I should resolve, what my plan should be and if I should start on New Year’s Day, or wait a week or two to let all of the non-serious  resolutionists fall off the bandwagon.  I might even get my resolutions down on … Continue reading

The Airing of Grievances – Seinfeld Inspired Resolutions

“The tradition of Festivus begins with the Airing of Grievances. I got a lot of problems with you people! And now, you’re gonna hear about it.”  ~ Frank Costanza One of my favorite episodes of Seinfeld is based upon Festivus, a holiday concocted by Frank Costanza, much to the chagrin of his son George.  One … Continue reading

Jeff Delp

Junior high principal by day, sports enthusiast, technology fanatic and jedi in my own mind. Striving to be a difference maker!