Book review: The Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes on the Nation’s Worst School District

The Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes on the Nation’s Worst School District By Richard Whitmire Jossey-Bass $29.95 My kids spend a lot of time in the principal’s office. They’re not in trouble. My daughter drops in during recess and lunch to knit. My son swings by to play Monopoly. Every student at this west-end elementaryContinue reading “Book review: The Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes on the Nation’s Worst School District”

Book review: The Improvisation Edge

This review originally ran in The Hamilton Spectator. The Improvisation Edge: Secrets to Building Trust and Radical Collaboration at Work By Karen Hough Repeat after me. Wow! That’s a great idea. Yes! Let’s try again. Only this time, with a straight face. Wow! That’s a great idea. Yes! Sometime during the next month, we’re goingContinue reading “Book review: The Improvisation Edge”