Teacher Entrepreneur Profile: Kyle Ganton of Reecer Properties

This week's Teacher Entrepreneur Profile is Kyle Ganton of Reecer Properties.  I first met Kyle several years ago when we played on the same church softball team.  Kyle is a great guy with a heart for service which is why he has found the same success in business that he has achieved in the classroom.  For more info you can check him out at http://reecerproperties.com/agents/kyle-ganton .

CS:       What is the name of your business and where is it located?

KG:      I am a real estate agent for Ft. Wayne based Reecer Properties.

CS:       How long have you been an educator, and what positions have [...]

TE Tips: Manage Energy Not Time

Manage Energy Not Time!

As I talk to Teachers and Teacher Entrepreneurs across the country they all seem to have the same struggle…there is not enough time in the day.  It seems that there is always more to do and not enough time to get it done.  Read on to find out how to end this struggle!

I have struggled for years to find the perfect time management strategy.  It turns out, I may have been fighting the wrong battle.  In their book The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy Not Time is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal authors [...]

Teacher Entrepreneur Profile: Lindsay Sloan of Stella & Dot Jewelry


Teacher Entrepreneur Profiles are always my favorite posts.  I just love meeting new Teacher Entrepreneurs and hearing about their journey.  I am especially excited today because this week's profile is my beautiful wife Lindsay.  I met Lindsay when we both held long-term sub positions at Huntington North High School.  We each knew a member of the Guidance Staff and they thought we would make a great couple so they introduced us.  Turns out they were right!  16 years and two beautiful children later we are still together!  Okay, enough of the mushy stuff.  Let's get on with the Teacher Entrepreneur [...]

TE Tips: My Gift To You

I want to use today’s TE Tips to give you a gift.  It's the gift of laughter to help get your Monday off to a good start.   I want to use my post today to share three cute stories that every teacher will appreciate!

My favorite came from child in my pre-first grade class. He’d been gone for several days because his grandfather had passed away. When he returned I told him we’d missed him. He told me, “I had to go to Iowa because my grandpa died and I had to be at the back and be a polar [...]

TE Tips: Have An Attitude Of Gratitude!

Happy 4th of July

Today's Tip is a collection of quotes on thankfulness and gratitude.  On this 4th of July I encourage you to take a moment and reflect on your freedom and all the things you have to be thankful for.  I hope these quotes help you reflect.

"Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses."  Alphonse Karr

"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings." William Arthur Ward

"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving." [...]