Wondermates

Wondermates

Let me begin by making it clear this is not a movie review—an endorsement, perhaps, but not a review. I had the pleasure of seeing the movie Wonder last week and found it to be both entertaining and incredibly inspiring. The movie is based on R.J. Palacio’s...
The Thankful Teammate

The Thankful Teammate

The Thanksgiving holiday descends upon America this week. Beyond eating and drinking our fill, it is also supposed to be an occasion to reflect on that for which we are thankful and—ideally—openly express our gratitude towards those for whom we are thankful. Being...
Lost and Found: Insight from Kendrick Perkins

Lost and Found: Insight from Kendrick Perkins

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) As many of you are aware, I’ve been working on my next book, The WE Gear. It is about the art of being a good teammate and shifting your focus from me to we. During the course of my research for the book, Kendrick Perkins’ name keeps coming...
Coach I’s Impact

Coach I’s Impact

File this under the heading Why we teach. I got a message a few days ago from a former classmate, letting me know his father was going to be celebrating a milestone birthday this week. His father, Tom Iagulli, was a beloved teacher and coach at our school. Everyone...

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