What’s Worth More than Money?

What’s Worth More than Money?

A couple weeks ago, my significant other accepted a job at a company that offered him every one of the non-monetary benefits he had been asking his current company to offer him for the last three years. He was the second person that day to give his notice and the...

Confirmation Bias

Confirmation bias exists within all of us. It can be recognized in a few different ways: in the tendency to seek information that confirms our existing beliefs, the pull to interpret new information in those same ways, and by forming beliefs through the use of...
Welcome New Board Members

Welcome New Board Members

A message from Rick Peterson, Board Chair, Lakes Center for Youth and Families: We would like to send a warm welcome to our newest Board Members! Gretchen Mattson is the Principal at Linwood Elementary. She has worked as a teacher and instructional leader for the past...
Supporting Each Other this School Year

Supporting Each Other this School Year

As the long summer days are quickly dwindling away, the cool nights reminds us of the coming school year. Some people are eagerly awaiting to be back, while others are dreading another year. Whether you are filled with excitement or dread, it is normal to have a...