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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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What does it mean to “Train” daily? I believe it is to be a “Lifelong Learner” and to train yourself, equip yourself, and continue your legacy daily. I make it a daily habit to learn something new each day whether it is through books, social media, family or colleagues. John Maxwell says that it’s important Read more about Continue Training Daily[…]
Meditation can improve your ability to focus. Stress comes from our mind being scattered in many different places. Meditation trains our mind to focus on our task so that even our communication becomes clear and our words become more effective. Having the abilityy to focus makes us work more efficiently because we are able to Read more about Meditate Daily[…]
I believe a great leader must have “Desire to Learn, to Grow” daily! I know that whenever I provide any training to any group of students, I learn not only from my research and planning but also from my students. I aim to learn something new daily. I do so by reading passages from my Read more about We Must Desire to Grow[…]
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[…]