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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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J.C. Maxwell states that “Authenticity” is the new standard of leadership. It means that we are truly who we are and who we say we are going to be. We must be humble and we must constantly be in a place of learning to improve ourselves to strive to be the person we are meant Read more about What is Authenticity?[…]
Patience is a virtue that you need to practice daily. Leaders who are patient with their staff, employees, and/or students will always do better than those who are impatient. If you want to win, you have to have others with you. Leaders choose not to win the race alone. It is so much more enjoyable Read more about Patience is a Virtue[…]
In order to be successful at anything, you must continually be consistent in your habits. Consistency means to be habitual in your activities, actions and thoughts. For example, I post a blog daily, post a quote of the day daily, exercise daily, do a cryptogram daily, and read something inspiring daily. I try to connect Read more about Be Consistent[…]
We all have “Fears” when it comes to change. However, fear is a normal reaction to taking risks, but we need to take risks in order to grow, physically, emotionally and spiritually. And, it takes courage to leave the armor off! In Dare to Lead, Brene Brown says, “It’s not fear that gets in the Read more about Armor to Protect Our Fears[…]
Donald Miller’s book, Building A Story Brand is fascinating book I’m loving. His first chapter is about clear communication without a lot of noise. He asks, “So what’s your message? Can you say it easily? Is it simple, relevant, and repeatable? Can your entire team repeat your company’s message in such a way that it Read more about The Key To Being Seen, Heard, And Understood[…]
This morning, as I read Brene Brown’s book, Dare to Lead, I came across Google’s five-year study on highly productive teams, Project Aristotle, found that “psychological safety – team members feeling safe to take risks and be vulnerable in front of each other – was “far and away the most important of the five dynamics Read more about Psychological Safe Teams[…]
Great leaders have a three step process of leading. They listen, they learn, and then they lead. One of the most challenging skills of all human beings is to be a “Great Listener.” In our schools we teach our students how to read, how to write and how to do math. When do we teach Read more about Great Leaders Listen[…]
The highest compliment that a person can give you is to have a colleague or a friend say to you, “I can count on you.” Unfortunately, there are a lot of people who are not accountable. I hope the people in my circle of relationships consider me to be trustworthy. It takes time and experience Read more about To Be Trustworthy[…]
Boost your “Emotional Intelligence” with these 3 questions: 1. What are the differences between how you see yourself and how others see you? – Self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management. 2. What matters to you? What are your goals? 3. What changes will you make to achieve these goals? – what actions will you Read more about Emotional Intelligence[…]