3 Resources I’ve Loved This Week

This is Week 5. I was warned that Week 5 was when the fatigue sets in, when the energy dips and when finding sources of positive energy requires a little bit more effort. So, I’ve bought glasses that block the light from the computer – blue light. We will see if this helps. Also, this…
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Book Review: Co-Active Leadership

Have you ever been preparing for a meeting, be it with colleagues or students where you think “I need a different approach” or “How do I best work with this person to move forward in a generative way?”. This is a book for those looking to adopt a framework that moves beyond one-dimensional approaches to…
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Experiencing 360 Degrees of Learning

Last week, 8 Havergal students and some 4 faculty took part in the 6 Degrees Toronto Conference. This conference was put together by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship¬†to answer the challenge put forth by Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson:¬† This was a three-day experience to explore the greatest social and political issues of our time: climate…
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Book Review: The Dorito Effect (Mark Schatzker)

Having just finished “The Dorito Effect” by Mark Schatzker, I am hungry…but a new kind of hungry. I want barred rock chicken. This book is a great read for its tone, and the journey that the author has been on for years (Mark’s first book is entitled “Steak”) trying to uncover the human condition and…
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Falling down…

When I asked my 5 year old son what he wanted to do over the summer, he said that he wanted to learn to play hockey. I’m not a hockey player, never played, and (what with the state of the Leafs these days!) don’t really watch it at all. So this past week, my son…
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