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Brent Catlett
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I am a Google Certified Teacher & Trainer & love all things Google! Check out http://www.eduhangout.org
I am a Google Certified Teacher & Trainer & love all things Google! Check out http://www.eduhangout.org

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My Grandpa
My name is Brent Lawrence Catlett.  My Grandpa Lawrence (otherwise known as Larry) was my dad's dad and as you can tell my middle name is after him.  Growing up I was around my Grandpa a lot.  I loved him very much.  He was a big man, quiet, unassuming, kin...

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Coaching my kids
This winter I had the pleasure of coaching my daughter Kennedy (6 yr old) and my son Charlie (5 yr old) in basketball on a combined 5/6 yr old team that obviously was mixed with boys and girls.  Having been around basketball and coaching basketball seemingl...

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The End of ME
Back in 2014, Josie and I moved to KC, MO!  It was a huge leap of faith.  It was for a job.  My job.  Little did we know, that was really not the reason for our move. Fast forward to 2016, Josie and I started attending First Baptist Church nearby our home t...

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The Entitlement Cure
A while back a friend of mine from my doctorate cohort Bryon suggested I listen to the EntreLeadership podcast and particularly wanted me to listen to the interview of Lou Holtz.  I did, and it was awesome!  You can listen to it here:   Lou Holtz podcast: G...

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Matters of My Heart
There are many things that I grapple with.  For example, Valentine's Day.  Female readers, please read on and do not give up on me too quickly.  I do not like Valentine's Day and here is why.  I think our society has created a holiday that puts a tremendous...

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The story of FITZ
Once upon a time in another life, I was principal of an all African-American boys 4th-8th grade school that served the North Omaha community.  At the time is was called Jesuit Middle School of Omaha (now Jesuit Academy) and the late founder Fr. Jim Michalsk...

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Lessons Learned from Essentialism
Recently I read the book Essentialism - The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown.  I thought it was an excellent book for a variety of reasons.  In my previous post,  I'm 41...How did that happen?  I think I did not do myself justice on the thoughts ...

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I'm 41...How did that happen?
So I feel like I am in a good spot with my life, but I am 41 years old!  How in the heck did that happen?  I've honestly never been a numbers guy or don't buy into the "mid-life crisis" idea, but when I sit back and reflect and realize I am 41 it is mind-bo...

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The Doctorate Journey
I recently finished my 10th Doctorate class at Baker University and have 3 more classes to go !  It seems like I started this journey forever ago!  It started back in the summer of 2015 and by early June of 2017 I will be finished with my coursework and hav...

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Pure awesome! "May the road ahead consist of action, not hope, passion, not obligation, and results, not plans"
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