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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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Leadership First posted the following 13 tips for becoming a great leader: 1. Encourage others to grow. 2. Lead by example. 3. Have a strong vision. 4. Increase your Emotional Intelligence. 5. Keep developing yourself. 6. Learn from your mistakes. 7. Find a mentor. 8. Understand your motivation. 9. Engage in honest, open communication. 10. Read more about 13 Tips for Becoming a Great Leader[…]
Leadership First posted the following inspiring traits of exceptional leaders from Glen Leibovitz: 1. They trust you to do the job you’re been hired to do. 2. They seek your advice and input. 3. They find opportunities to let you shine. 4. They recognize your contributions. 5. They have your back during tough times. 6. Read more about 13 Inspiring Traits of Exceptional Leaders[…]
I was inspired by Gavin McCormack’s post on teaching the whole child. He says it’s not what they can do, but who they can be that matters. Placed in the right environment, one where essential skills are included in the curriculum, one where independence, love, empathy and compassion are learning outcomes, where the teachers cater Read more about Teach the Whole Child[…]
David Geurin posted the following challenge on Twitter which I totally agree with. As a guidance Counsellor, I have witness the amazing results when teachers model the following attributes as examples: 1. Your kindness. 2. Your humility. 3. Your passion. 4. Your curiosity. 5. Your love of learning. The above things teach the lesson and Read more about The Greatest Things You Will Teach[…]
I’ve always desired to be a lifelong learner. And, believe me, I’m doing that daily through books, social media, friends, colleagues, you name it! I long for learning. John C. Maxwell posted a Minute With Maxwell where he stressed the importance of developing ourselves. He said getting better must be intentional. You intentionally want to Read more about Lifelong Learning is Important[…]
Strati Georgopoulos posted the following advice on LinkedIn: 9 things that will never fail you are: 1. Honesty 2. Integrity 3. Hard Work 4. Being Nice 5. Being Excellent at What You Do 6. Exceeding Expectations 7. Spending Less Than You Earn 8. Being Charitable With Your Time, Talents, and Money 9. Your Sense of Read more about 9 Things That Never Fail You[…]
Strati Georgopoulos posted the following 5 things to have a successful & fulfilling life: 1. Never stop dreaming. 2. Never stop believing. 3. Never give up. 4. Never stop trying. 5. Never stop learning.
Terry Small posted the following G’s to be this week: 1. Be Generous 2. Be Gallant 3. Be Genuine 4. Be Glad 5. Be Great 6. Be Gregarious 7. Be Goofy 8. Be Gleeful 9. Be Gracious 10. Be Gorgeous 11. Be Giving 12. Be Gentle 13. Be Genius 14. Be Goal Driven 15. Be Read more about 15 G’s to be This Week[…]
Leadership First posted an article that resonated with me today. The gist of the message is that we must choose to surround ourselves with people who will bring out the best in us. Literally, whom we choose to surround ourselves with will have a significant impact on our potential in life and how successful we Read more about Surround Yourself With Wise, Motivated People[…]
1. Money 2. Job Titles 3. Followers 4. Degrees 5. Appearances 6. Big Words Be Impressed by: 1. Kindness 2. Trustworthiness 3. Genuine Generosity 4. Integrity 5. Honesty 6. Optimism