Growth Mindset – Carol Dweck

Carol Dweck’s research on ‘Growth Mindset vs Fixed Minset’ is compelling and absolutely a must for us to learn! This research empowers learners, employees, educators, parents and anyone who is interested in success! Check the following video interview from YouTube where Dweck explains the difference between the two mindsets. https://youtu.be/wh0OS4MrN3E

Creating Classroom Principles

We all know that students of all ages have principles, ways they want to be remembered. I’ve worked with students of all types and ages as a Guidance Counsellor. Every student wanted to do well as a student and friend and classmate. We also know that adults generally are very quick to tell students what Read more about Creating Classroom Principles[…]

Roadblocks to Celebrating Differences

Although there are many, three of the largest roadblocks to synergy are ignorance, cliques, and prejudice. Here they are … Ignorance – means you’re clueless. You don’t know what other people believe, how they feel, or what they’ve been through. A lot of people don’t understand disabilities, visible or invisible challenges. These people don’t seek Read more about Roadblocks to Celebrating Differences[…]

Difference Between Fitting In and Belonging

Here are some definitions by eighth graders when asked the difference of fitting in and belonging, from Brené Brown’s book, Daring Greatly. Belonging is being somewhere where you want to be, and they want you. Fitting in is being somewhere where you want to be, but they don’t care one way or the other. Belonging Read more about Difference Between Fitting In and Belonging[…]

Brave Leadership

NFL coach Peter Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks, when asked about the challenges of developing an organizational culture of true belonging, he replied the following … “There’s no question that it’s easier to manage a fitting-in culture. You set standards and rules. You lead by put up or shut up” But you miss real opportunities Read more about Brave Leadership[…]