MVP: Stop focusing on working hard and begin focusing on working to recover.
My friend Danny Bauer was a guest back on episode 105 of The Assistant Principal Podcast. We talked about four powerful perspectives (episode link).
Last week, Danny was again sharing something that has flipped a switch in my head. I encourage you to read his original post here. The gist of it is this:
I have never met a principal, assistant principal, or any other leader who wasn’t working hard. We actually celebrate how hard we work, but Danny points out everyone is working hard, so why celebrate it?
What we really should be talking about is how much we invest in our recovery.
For me, this means attending to the four essentials:
It’s those practices, and others, that can help us continue working hard and working well.
Today’s intention: If you aren’t investing in your recovery, what is stopping you?