Author: Marmy Kodras

November 10, 2020

I’m going to be real. Mind mapping is really… awkward. I’m going to be real. Mind mapping is really… awkward. The brilliant teachers who coach us through the process brand it with the simplicity of sipping an iced tea when really it’s a swallow of castor oil. That may be a little bit of an…

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…