Author: Marmy Kodras

September 2, 2019

Yes, the old adage we are all too familiar with “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” doesn’t fare well when it comes to innovation and creativity. Humans tend to be creatures of habit and doing things the way we’ve always done it helps to provide a very predictable measure for efficiency and cadence. It…

July 3, 2019

So What Is the Hope “Champion” Scholarship? This scholarship is available for students at Hope High School who will continue their education at a community college, trade school, or career certification program. This scholarship will supplement tuition rates that are above the financial aid awarded by the federal government. The Hope “Champion” Scholarship is FOR:…

August 10, 2018

Lessons about teamwork and how we encounter opportunities every day. It’s been a week now that I’ve been recovering from a friendly but harsh league game that turned my eye from normal in all cases to a fine looking “shiner” that became the first conversation piece of each and every new encounter for the week…

August 3, 2018

Update the Purpose Updating the purpose for your change helps others understand why the change is occurring in the first place. They may not necessarily agree with your stated reason but you’ve now given them something with which to work. From here, you can create a space for team members to voice their opinions and…

June 30, 2018

3 Steps to Successfully Use Scrum At the Office. By having team members commit to the process of working as a whole. Employing Transparency and reinforcing team building principles through participation. Through this methodology, your team culture can be supported towards success. Committed Team Members…in order for scrum to really have a good foundation from…

June 22, 2018

One of our charter schools is getting some much-needed improvements and space. It’s called Hope High School located in Southwest Phoenix at 75th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road. Blueprint Education has operated this charter school since 2011. There was certainly a need for alternative educational options for high school students in that very location. Fast…