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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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Simon Sinek has a video on Youtube about “The Huddle,” which is a weekly exercise to build relationships with each other as a team. These huddles are check-ins about what’s happening and challenges around work. Each huddle begins with, “What’s on your heart and what’s on your mind?” These weekly exercises brings weekly empathy and Read more about The Huddle[…]
J. C. Maxwell said, “None of us is as smart as all of us.” Connecting is the ability to relate to and identify with people and that increases your influence with them. 1) Connecting is all about others. If you will help people, first get what they want. Find where they are. Leaders give up Read more about Leaders Communicate With People[…]
Leadership is a responsibility to those you lead to be an effective, productive team. Being human and transparent can actually increase the influence and effectiveness with your team rather than detract from it. A humble leader guides, empowers and learns from their employees. It’s been my experience that people tend to cater to leaders, trying Read more about Humility – The Missing Ingredient In Leadership[…]
I practice a daily mindfulness with “Simple Habits” and cannot express sufficiently how amazingly helpful these 5 – 10 minute meditations fulfill me with peace. I am presently following several sessions on “Patience.” I always think of myself as a patient human being but realize that I am patient with others but not so much Read more about Being Mindfully Patient[…]
I suspect most of us have had an occasion or two when we have been rejected by a job we want or a person we like, or an idea we’ve had. Many of us have experienced a shattered self-confidence in those moments of rejection because we don’t have an abundance mentality. Michael Beckworth spoke about Read more about Abundance Mentality[…]
This morning in “A Minute With Maxwell,” he challenges us to think about whether we are a warrior. He says that a warrior is someone who believes in a cause, something you would die for rather than without it. To be a warrior you must be willing to stand alone when others mock you. I Read more about Are You A Warrior?[…]
This morning I listened to Louise Hay talking about the simple fact that you have a choice as to how you think about something. If you’re positive, you’ll attract positive. If you’re negative, you’ll attract negative. Whatever you are, that’s what you draw to you. If you see it in your mind, you can hold Read more about Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life[…]
Dr. Michael B. Beckwith, in an interview with Oprah, shared the art of possibilities. He said, “Pain pushes you until vision pulls you.” This week I had some physical pain which caused insomnia. While sitting up one night, I felt my confidence waver and I did some meditation and gradually realized it was the pain Read more about Visioning the Possibilities[…]
If you want to create a culture of continuous improvement, then give recognition and encouragement to those who do good work to continue to do good work and continue to seek new opportunities. I can tell you from experience that the leaders I have had who gave me recognition for my efforts gave me the Read more about Feedback Inspires[…]
John C. Maxwell’s YouTube video this morning talks about what are the most important things to do daily as a leader. His message is basically about how important it is to value and serve someone. He says the 5 things to do every day are: 1. I value people. 2. I think of ways to Read more about 5 THINGS TO DO EVERY DAY[…]