You may have a special place –a place you can return to and connect to good memories, or have peace and quiet, a place to think and restore surrounded by your favorite comforting things. For some this may be in your room surrounded by memories and books, for others this may be a library, and … Continue reading Use a funnel to find your special place
I saw it on Facebook – and I liked it. I had heard it before, and I’ve heard managers say the first line with heartfelt belief, and I can understand why. What if we spend the time and money to train our staff … and they leave? The statement is a logical outgrowth … Continue reading I saw it on Facebook: What if we spend time and money to train our staff …
You know by now that my mind works in brevity. My staff often hear me repeat two things: Interpret the park, and Put your programs where the people are. Those short statements seem silly because they are simple and obvious. A typical response might be…”well DUH!” Then I wonder when I read reports that tell me … Continue reading Go to the people!
Like brainstorming, maybe we need to “planstorm” before we begin to plan by asking a defining question: What the heck are we doing? Preparing to team teach interpretation planning with Dr. Teresa Coble as part of the Stephen F. Austin State University’s on-line graduate program, is causing me to think back on what I know … Continue reading Planstorm before you plan
Merry Christmas! Let’s celebrate! Decorate! Put up lights and trees and have a happy holiday! Well of course, it’s Christmas! I’m into it! For we need a little Christmas Right this very minute, Candles in the window, Carols at the spinet. Yes, we need a little Christmas Right this very minute. It hasn’t snowed a … Continue reading Have a merry, meaningful Christmas!