Follow Your Bliss

I am in Mexico as I write this, enjoying the sun, the breeze, the sand … looking forward to a week of downtime and unplugging (after I get this out to all of you!).I seriously resist slowing down and downshifting, but when I finally do, it’s sooooo...

Always Ask the Second Question

Last week, I wrote about a power struggle I had with student over a late paper, and the shift that changed our relationship.Quite a few of you wrote to ask me whether or not the “problem of late papers” was fixed as a result of the process I described.In essence, did...

Does Nonviolence Even Work?

Over the last week I found myself increasingly mindful about where I put my attention, time and money.I’ve been more intentional than ever about what media I consume and about where I spend my money. I firmly believe that we “vote” for the world we want...