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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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The definition of “Tactical” is adroitly planning. It is to be strategic in preparing or repairing daily what you want to do well. We all want to do well, to win at what we set out to be or do. The saying, “The early bird gets the worm,” is true for those of us who Read more about We Must Be Tactical[…]
This morning I had the pleasure of co-presenting Mindfulness to a group of about 24 Counsellor and Student Services educators. The group of women in the session were dynamic, high spirited and brilliant educators and caregivers. What was quickly obvious was that these women needed to connect with each other. The room was abuzz with Read more about Mindfulness Daily[…]
This morning I am so very grateful for family! As we leave California to fly home, I am grateful for my brother and niece and their family. It is so very important to spend time with family, to support them and celebrate their success and to be there for the challenges. My heart sings for Read more about Family is Gold[…]
What does it mean to “Reprogram”? I believe it means to realize that a program you have implemented, doesn’t work. I do that every day of my life. I plan for something to happen and then I realize it’s got to change. I’ve done it as an educator, planning a lesson, and realizing mid way Read more about We Reprogram Daily[…]
Are you dependable? I mean, can others expect that what you promise you will provide? To me, the word “Dependable” means that we are reliable. However, many other words resonate with the word dependable such as, integrity, honest, transparent. I believe that as a leader, you have to be all of these or else you Read more about Leaders Must Be Dependable[…]
Are you prosperous in your health, ideas, relationships, dreams or thoughts? In order to be able to think creatively, find solutions to problems, or be prosperous each day, we must be intentional. Be grateful each morning for your health, wealth and relationships. Then be mindfully intentional on living a prosperous day in work or pleasure Read more about Aim To Be Prosperous[…]
My friend, Judy Whaley posted the following on Facebook this morning about giving compliments that are not about someone’s appearance, but rather about themselves as human beings: – You light up the room. – You have the best laugh! – You inspire me. – You make the world a better place by being in it. Read more about Non-Appearance Related Compliments[…]
I know that we all want to be successful in whatever we endeavour to do. In one of the articles I read on LinkedIn last week, I read the following about the signs of success even when we don’t feel like we are successful. 1. You’re facing your fears and winning. 2. You’ve accepted that Read more about 17 Signs You Are Stepping Towards Success[…]
When I think of the word “Abundance,” I think of Wayne Dyer. He has written a lot of books about our mind set. He wrote that if you believe you will have abundance, you will receive abundance. You receive what you believe. Maxwell said the same in “Minute with Maxwell” this morning. He said, “The Read more about What is Abundance?[…]
My good friend, Tricia Bailey posted an article on Facebook this morning on the Brain Science of Collaborative Problem Soving. It is an approach that operationalizes key findings from brain science to address some of the most challenging behavior in some of the most challenging settings. The article recommends three steps to take when experiencing Read more about Dealing With A Difficult Colleague? Use Brain Science[…]