I am a husband, father, craftsman, task master, servant leader and professional agent of change.
“To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge." - Confucius
There's no such thing as an overnight success. The way to success is the way of the craftsman, where you work really hard for years. You show up every day. You do the work. You see yourself as an artist dedicated to your craft with a desire to get better every day. You put your heart and soul into your work as you strive for excellence. You desire to create perfection, knowing you'll never truly achieve it but hoping to get close to it. You try new things. You fail. You improve. You grow... And the world says, 'Where have you been?' And you say, 'I've been here all along, and hopefully getting better day by day.' - Jon Gordon
When I worked in Westmoreland NH, I was selected and had the true honor of joining my Principal for a trip down to Florida to attend a National Leadership Conference hosted by Josten’s. There, I was motivated and enlightened by so many educational leaders, authors, and keynote speakers; I was inspired to be a better human being. Mark Scharenbroich inspired me with his humor, wit, and meaningful connections. With that, one of the key concepts I took with me was the power of making meaningful connections with people.
Fast forward several years and I reached out to Mark for an interview. As an educator, I have adopted the “Nice Bike” principles and applied them to my daily routine. In return, I have found my work to be rewarding, and certainly more fulfilling.
I would like to thank Mark for taking time to do this interview with me. The following link is my interview with Mark, via his website blog: An Interview with Mark - Nice Bike