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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.
... for oneself, educators, parents, students and YES, even business owners.
... for people who want to empower others in their personal lives, business and education.
... WDWP (What - Do - Work - Plan).
... for people who want to be stronger and more confident in controlling one's life.
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Do it for fun! Remember when you were younger, learning something new and being lit up with the accomplishment of knowing? Then sharing something new you learned. Whether you were five, ten, or twenty years old, and whether it was learning how to ride a bike without training wheels, throw a ball well, or make Read more about Never Stop Learning[…]
Dan Rockwell offered the following tips on receiving feedback from someone who sees something you don’t: 1. Aspire to improve. Aspiration makes feedback desirable. “Tell me how to improve.” 2. Believe you’re able to improve. Explore specific actions that create momentum when receiving feedback. “What suggestions do you have that would move the ball forward?” Read more about How To Receive Feedback[…]
Leadership First posted the following qualities of a great leader: 1. Ability to Inspire. 2. Ability to Delegate. 3. Communication. 4. Sense of Humor. 5. Confidence. 6. Commitment. 7. Good Attitude. 8. Creativity. 9. Intuition. 10. Honesty.
Gifford Thomas posted the top 10 Qualities That Make a Great Leader on LinkedIn: 1. Ability to Inspire. 2. Ability to Delegate 3. Communication. 4. Sense of Humor. 5. Confidence. 6. Commitment. 7. Good Attitude. 8. Creativity. 9. Intuition. 10. Honesty. I believe that, not only are these the qualities of a great leader, but Read more about Top 10 Qualities That Make A Great Leader[…]
Rasmussen Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, and Gitt Dybkjaer posted an excellent article on how important it is to spend 10 minutes daily on Mindfulness and how it changes the way you react to everything. They wrote that through training thousands of leaders in the techniques of mindfulness, that it can help people create a one-second mental Read more about Spend 10 Minutes Daily on Mindfulness[…]
Being Mindful is one of my goals in life, as you can see on my Teachables. Being Mindful can subtly change how you react to things. These days I am being reminded daily of the importance of Mindfulness. Today Terry Small sent out a post on Mindfulness which was another refreshing reminder. His post literally Read more about Mindfulness Daily Is My Goal[…]
“To be kind is more important than to be right. Many times, what people need is not a brilliant mind that speaks but a specialized heart that listens.” Brigette Hyacinth Hyacinth, in an article on Empathy, says that in this digital age, there is a big disconnect between leaders and the people who are the Read more about Empathy Is An Important Leadership Skill Today[…]
Leadership First posted the following top qualities of a great leader: 1. Ability to Inspire 2. Ability to Delegate 3. Communication 4. Sense of Humor 5. Confidence 6. Commitment 7. Good Attitude 8. Creativity 9. Intuition 10. Honesty I believe these are a must be for educators in our schools. When educators have these qualities, Read more about Top 10 Qualities That Make A Great Leader[…]
Gretchen Rubin posted the following interview on LinkedIn. The interview is between Stephanie Krikorian and Gretchen Rubin. The interview is about a simple activity or habit that consistently makes you healthier, more productive, or more creative? Stephanie’s reply resonated with me. She says there’s one activity that accomplishes all of those things for me, helping Read more about Walking Is My Thing[…]
“Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customer. I think you build one with your employees first.” Angela Ahrendts, SVP, Apple A truly great boss is hard to find, difficult to part with and impossible to forget. This is the principle of leadership in a nutshell. So, what makes a successful leader, allowing one Read more about A Truly Great Boss[…]