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Mentorship in Schools
For development of success in the new technology age, some of our workshops include things such as: theory, practice and role playing, and developing strategies for successful leadership for personal and public success.
For exploring the role of mindfulness in schools and to learn how to introduce mindfulness skills to children and young people, we offer: mindfulness for educators, development teaching, creating visions, peacekeepers and student leadership.
Learn to be mindful and teach mindfully by creating an umbrella of opportunities for a safe and caring (mindful) school with resources and professional development. We offer many TEACHABLES to help mindfulness become important.
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Through the years of teaching, consulting and leadership, I have discovered many BEST PRACTICES for successful learning. Best practices such as solution focused thinking, mindfulness, developmental teaching, student leadership and role playing. As well as training and coaching opportunities which include: personal (one-on-one) mentorship, small group mentorship and large group training. LEADERSHIP TRAINING is for people who want to empower others in their personal lives, business and education. While MINDFULNESS involves acceptance ... meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them. Without believing, for instance, that there is a “right” or “wrong” way to think or feel in any given moment.
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... for people who want to empower others in their personal lives, business and education.
... WDWP (What - Do - Work - Plan).
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Dr. Travis Bradberry posted a fascinating article about the 8 habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People, which resonates with my beliefs on Emotional Intelligence (EQ). Bradberry says that EQ is a critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack. Research shows that 90% of top performers have high EQs. EQ Read more about 8 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People[…]
Sir Alex Ferguson’s Formula – 8 leadership lessons from the former Manchester United Coach: 1. Start with the foundation. 2. Dare to rebuild your team. 3. Set high standards – and hold everyone to them. 4. Never, ever cede control. 5. Match the message to the moment. 6. Prepare to win. 7. Rely on the Read more about 8 Leadership Lessons[…]
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Leadership First posted the following 11 attributes of Leadership: 1. Willingness to assume full responsibility. 2. Definiteness of decision. 3. Definiteness of plans. 4. Unwavering courage. 5. A keen sense of justice. 6. Cooperation. 7. Self-Control. 8. The habit of doing more than you’re paid for. 9. A pleasing personality. 10. Sympathy and understanding. 11. Read more about 11 Major Attributes of Leadership[…]
If you want your children and your youth to behave in a certain way, you have to model it for them. There is a famous quote by the author James Baldwin, “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” There is so much truth Read more about Model Ideal Behaviour For Your Children & Youth[…]
These 12 skills are hard to learn but will pay off forever: 1. Empathy 2. Listening 3. Consistency 4. Speaking Up 5. Asking for Help 6. Positive Self Talk 7. Resisting Gossip 8. Staying Present 9. Time Management 10. Learning a Language 11. Minding Your Business 12. Honesty with Yourself & Others
Gavin McCormack recently posted an article on why we need to provide concrete materials for children when teaching them. I have always believed in hands on learning practices for students and I totally agree with McCormack’s views on the importance of concrete learning materials. Children learn best when there are tactile and movable materials, which Read more about Why Concrete Materials for Learners[…]
Another amazing article by Gavin McCormack was about raising amazing children. McCormack states that there are 11 most important things that we as adults need to understand, before we can even think about helping our children reach their full potential. 1. Order – For a child it means s/he has the need for predictable events Read more about How To Raise Amazing Children[…]
I truly admire Gavin McCormack’s devotion to children and his brilliant articles about how to be a master educator. This week McCormack posted an article on children’s behaviours. He said, “Beneath every behavior, there is an emotion. Beneath every emotion there is a need.” When we as teachers and parents meet that need, rather than Read more about Treat the Cause, Not the Syndrome[…]
Strati Georgopoulos posted the following 7 Habits for success on LinkedIn: 1. Read or listen to something that will move you forward, every single day. 2. Write and review your goals daily. 3. Exercise daily. 4. Make your health a priority. 5. Learn from people you admire. 6. Every morning, write down 3 things you Read more about 7 Habits For Success[…]