He did it! E graduated. We are so very excited about his accomplishments and for the next part of his journey through college. He has endured much hardship as a student - some of it environmental and some of it self-inflicted - and in many ways, it reminds me of what we see at organizations that we coach.
Well, it has finally happened. My family has decided to take up pen against me! Well, not really - I'm being a tad dramatic. However, my oldest, "M," who is a Junior in University has decided to write her own take on the blog that I wrote about her here months ago. I hope you … Continue reading Homegrown Agile: “M” Writes Back!
Sometimes one just writes willy nilly and doesn't think of how blogs are perceived or if they are more random writings or a part of a cohesive story. Most of my stuff ends up being more on the random writings side, but so many of you reached out to say, "well, how did 'E' do?" … Continue reading Homegrown Agile: ‘E’-Learning Follow Up
It's day 9 of "schooling from home." Yes, that is what they are calling it. My oldest is sort of in heaven - M is reading books, doing university work remotely, meeting with counselors from the safety, comfort, and security of her suite. L is recuperating from a spill on her skateboard (she is going through a skater girl phase, which yes I approve of!) and taking care of business. But E. The brilliant, scientific, inventive, witty, thoughtful 16 year-old soon-to-be man is struggling with this responsibility; with being self-managed and self-organized.
Saying that my relationship with my Dad has been stressed over the past few years would be an understatement. We both have our viewpoints on key items that impact the way we live our lives. That being said, my dad is the single most influential person from my life. He is a man that is deserving of respect and honor and a ton of love, so on this day, this "Agile Dad" is going to share a couple key points/stories about the man who made me who I am today.