Leap Fearlessly

Leap Fearlessly

July of 2013, I presented for November Learning at Building Learning Communities Conference (#blc13). This was my third year presenting at the conference, and each year I appreciated seeing friends made including educator Sara Wilkie. Sara knew I was leaving the classroom to enter the instructional technology and innovation world. She understood the transition as it was a transition she had made. At the end of the conference, Sara surprised me with a gift: a magnet with the empowering command, “Leap Fearlessly.” The magnet has a permanent spot on the board above my desk.

Today, working from my Prairie Lakes AEA office, the message spoke to me again just as it did two years ago. “Leap Fearlessly” a liberating prompt for all of us who leave the paved path to forge a new avenue, who push against conformity and complacency with passion and purpose, who meet impossible with possible, who do all of this because it is who we are, because it is what we do…

leap fearlessly