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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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Lolly Daskal posted an inspiring article about the process of taking control of who you want to become. Daskal says that growth may be inescapable, but it’s something you can direct. She states 4 ways we can take better control of our growth: 1. Stop labeling yourself. Who you were may be a part of Read more about How to Take More Control of your Growth[…]
Terry Small posted the following top 10 benefits of reading and I totally agree. 1. Mental stimulation. 2. Stress reduction. 3. Knowledge. 4. Vocabulary expansion. 5. Memory improvement. 6. Stronger analytical thinking skills. 7. Improved focus and concentration. 8. Better writing skills. 9. Tranquility. 10. Free entertainment.
I am inspired by Kelly Merbler’s post on the power of one. She states,”As a speaker it is always exciting to speak to a large crowd. The one thing I always focus on with every keynote I give, however, is to not get caught up in how many people are in the room.” Merbler states, Read more about The Power of One[…]
Neuroscientist Amishi Jha explains how the pandemic is hijacking our brain’s attention. In an article in November, 2020, Jha states that Volatility, Uncertainty,Complexity and Ambiguity describe the type of high-demand scenarios that can rapidly degrade one of our most powerful and influential brain systems: our attention. Jha’s research states the following challenges: 1. Your attention Read more about 10 Ways Your Brain Reacts to Uncertain Time[…]
The LinkedIn family posted the following important things to remember during our pandemic and any tough times we endure, which I personally try to remember: 1. Everything can – and will – change. 2. You’ve overcome challenges before. 3. It’s a learning experience. 4. Not getting what you want can be a blessing. 5. Allow Read more about 8 Things to Remember When Going Through Tough Times[…]
Boss Leader – Drives employees. – Coaches them – Depends on authority. – On goodwill. – Inspires fear. – Generates enthusiasm. – Says “I”. – Says, “We”. – Places Blame for breakdowns. – Fixes breakdowns. – Knows how it’s done. – Shows how it’s done. – Uses people. – Develops people. – Takes credit. – Read more about Difference Between Boss Vs Leader[…]
Every day should be a day of gratitude. Since today is the American Thanksgiving, Ive read a lot of gratitude comments on social media. However, I challenge you to be grateful every day of the year. I make it my practice to do a gratitude mantra twice a day every day. I learned about this Read more about Daily Gratitude[…]
Gavin McCormack posted an article about how important for educators to be a part of each student’s village. He says that each child’s success in his learning environment has to do with the strength of their village. As educators, we can only support and control the educational environment. So, it is all the more important Read more about It Takes a Village to Raise a Child[…]
Lately al the inspiration about great leaders advise us to be an inspiration to our people whom we lead. I’ve certainly always strived to empower and inspire those whom I lead. When your people succeed, you feel a sense of pride and teamwork. I love Dolly Parton’s quote, “If your actions create a legacy that Read more about Great Leaders Inspire[…]
Sulbha Shail posted the following four things that never come back: 1. The spoken word. 2. The wasted time. 3. The neglected opportunity. 4. The past life. Shail found this inspiring list from quotesnlyrics.com. I love to be reminded of these simple things that I can forget during a busy life. Let’s all remember that Read more about Four Things Never Come Back[…]