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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).
... for people who want to be stronger and more confident in controlling one's life.
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John Maxwell spoke of the topic of having bad days on a Minute With Maxwell today. It made me truly contemplate on how I deal with “bad days.” We all have bad days, it’s human and it’s reality. Scott Peck, in his book, A Road Less Travelled, states that life is difficult. It’s true but Read more about One Bad Day Doesn’t Make a Bad Life[…]
John Maxwell, on a Minute With Maxwell, spoke of the word “Waiting.” He said that if you’re waiting, you’re already in trouble. Life is about initiating. The things you are waiting for, they will move if you initiate. Motion attraction is true. When you move, you attract others. If you want something, start moving and Read more about What Are You Waiting For?[…]
7 Things That Will Hurt Your Team: 1. Energy Vampires. 2. Complaining. 3. Ego. 4. Selfishness. 5. Jealousy. 6. Resentment. 7. Pessimism. 7 Things That Will Help Your Team: 1. Love. 2. Encouragement. 3. Vulnerability. 4. Unity. 6. Communication. 7. Optimism.
Gifford Thomas shared the following about being a servant leader: Ghandi once said, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” When you are called to lead, you are called to serve. You become the servant because leadership is all about being of service to others. A leader Read more about Be A Servant Leader[…]
I get inspired by so many wonderful reminders on Social Media that help me remember that we are all worthy, no matter how old, what culture and what experiences you’ve had, negative or positive. I was inspired by the following written by S. Stable on LinkedIn: “Let them judge you. Let them misunderstand you. Let Read more about You Are Worthy[…]
Kelley Anne, an oncologist, posted the following things that matter in life: 1. Writing thank you notes. 2. Learning and using people’s names. 3. Showing up on time. 4. Learning a new skill. 5. Learning the art of listening. 6. Admitting you were wrong. 7. Random acts of kindness. 8. Being a member. 9. Investing Read more about Small Things That Matter[…]
Lolly Daskal posted the following suggestions on LinkedIn for how to show care to people on your team: 1. Be accepting. Try to listen without judging. Open your mind and make hearing their point of view your only goal and let them know they were heard by repeating and summarizing what was said without advice Read more about The Best Ways To Show Care to People on Your Team[…]
1. They read daily. 2. They make health a priority. 3. They look for opportunities. 4. They always remember their “WHY.” 5. They upgrade their mindset. 6. They work efficiently.
On December 12, 2019, Stephen Merrill posted that one of the most popular theories in education was put to the test last year when a large meta-analysis found that growth mindset interventions had ‘weak’ benefits, although at-risk students did see bigger gains. But a new national study, this one encompassing more than 12,000 ninth-grade students, Read more about Growth Mindset Falters, Then Recovers[…]
Virginia Clinton, an education professor at the University of North Dakota, analyzed 33 studies published since 2008 and found that children and adults tend to remember more of what they’ve read on paper compared with digital devices such as e-readers, tablets, and computers. But, there’s a catch: Many of the inherent advantages of digital devices Read more about Paper Beats Screens[…]