Who are you taking for granted?

Cindy and I are fans the television series NCIS. We’ve taken note of what are called “Gibbs’ Rules,” laid down by the show’s lead character, Leroy Jethro Gibbs, for being an agent and dealing with life. (See http://www.gibbsrules.com.) Among Gibbs’ Rules, my favorite is Number 8: “Don’t take anything for granted!” Number 8 came to [...]

Nineteen Things I Love About You…

Learn to communicate so your players feel more capable, valuable, and loved. You must see capability when there is no evidence…see value when evidence is to the contrary…and see what’s loveable even when it’s hard to find.  —Tim Gallwey (paraphrased) It is easy to come up with things that we like about our kids. And [...]