An Open Letter to a Mother

“He’s not the first and he’s certainly not the worst.”

Did I just say that? I think I did….

I meant to comfort you. Would it be comforting to hear that about my son? What does it say about me that I can be so passive about your son punching two kids and two teachers today and subsequently getting kicked out of daycare? Is that really what I want to say to you as you sit there with tears in your eyes and ask me what you should do about your son’s behavior?

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Book Review: The 4 Disciplines of Execution

The 4 Disciplines of Execution

Chris McChesney, Sean Covey, & Jim Huling
Free Press & Franklin Covey Company, 2012
ISBN 978-1-4516-2705-3
Also available as an audio book.

The Book

This book is being widely read by AEA Leaders across Iowa. This book defines The 4 Disciplines of Execution model (4DX), provides the rationale for the use of this model, research to support its use, and provides clear guidance for the implementation and use of the model across different types of organizations.

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