2018 Goals – Teaching Moments
It’s hard to believe it’s mid-January. If you’re like me, you may still be trying to figure out your new year resolution or 2018 goals. I can tell you, I’ve done a great deal of thinking yet not a whole lot of committing at this point.
In past years, my goals have often been about the big job, the big trip or the new house. As I look at 2018, I’m looking for ways to integrate this information from Frank Sonnenberg. Every day our actions speak louder than words and someone is always watching. As such – We’re All Teachers.
As a teacher and as a role model, you are influencing people every day. Be a positive force in their life. Make a difference. Make people feel special; bring out the best in them; help them without expecting something in return; be genuinely happy for their achievements. The more you do for others, the happier you’ll be.
Every message you send is critical. Operate with integrity at all times. Do what’s right. Period. That way, you’ll never have to look over your shoulder to see who’s watching. Have high expectations for others AND yourself. Avoid the tendency to adjust the target downward just to accommodate mediocrity. Listen to your conscience. Sleep well. Here are some action items for you to consider: