Coaching Letter #46

Hi, I hope you are doing well.  Before you read any further, take the attached self-assessment.  It will only take 5 minutes. I just spent the weekend in Baltimore with my kids.  We ate at Lexington Market, watched the buskers and the boats at the Inner Harbor, and saw the Orioles beat the Rays [...]

2018-10-04T17:05:38+00:00July 31st, 2018|Stevenson Coaching Letter|

Coaching Letter #45

There’s a new documentary released around now called Far from the Tree.  It is the film version of Andrew Solomon’s book of the same name, but the stories—case studies, really—are different, or told at a different time in the family’s life.  The book and the film are the product of deep and intense research [...]

2018-10-04T17:06:02+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Stevenson Coaching Letter|

Coaching Letter #44

I wrote before about being hired by the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) to design and facilitate their strategic planning process.  We are not done with the assignment, but since so many of you are thinking about planning for next year, I wanted to share some thoughts.  Just to recap, they asked [...]

2018-10-04T17:07:52+00:00July 13th, 2018|Stevenson Coaching Letter|

Coaching Letter #43

I was listening to a podcast called Malcolm Gladwell’s 12 Rules for Life, which, in true Gladwellian style, comes at its topic in a truly oblique fashion, and I’m still not really sure what it’s about.  Gladwell starts by framing his talk with reference to Jordan Peterson’s book, 12 Rules for Life.  I’m not [...]

2018-10-04T17:11:14+00:00July 9th, 2018|Stevenson Coaching Letter|