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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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Sharon Domine writes a lot of advice on LinkedIn. I was personally excited about the list she shared for us to remember when we are met with challenges. – Life can be messy sometimes. – It’s okay to have a bad day. – Tomorrow is a new day. – Asking for help is a sign Read more about Things to Remember[…]
John Maxwell challenges you to look for the “Big Picture “ daily. He says we’ll grow into what we see. 5 strategies that may help you see the big picture daily are as follows: 1. Allocate time to thinking Choose a time when you feel most creative. 2. Get a buddy Personally I like working Read more about Look for the Big Picture[…]
John Maxwell says that “Many people think that they’re busy but it’s about how smart you work.” Get rid of some of the busy work you’re doing, the non-urgent stuff, and it will help you be more successful. Who fills your calendar? If others fill your calendar it will be busy work. Ask yourself, “What Read more about Are You Busy?[…]
The definition of perseverance is persistence in doing something despite difficulties or delay in achieving success. I have generally been a person who perseveres no matter what the challenges are. Vision is the ability to o think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom. When we have a vision of how we want Read more about Persevere and Believe[…]
I have long believed that whenever you are faced with a problem, there is a solution waiting for you to discover. It’s like the question, “Do you see your glass half empty or half full?” Although the solution is not generally abundantly clear, an open, creative mind keeps looking for it. Usually there is also Read more about Do You See Problems or Solutions?[…]
I have always had a strong feeling of independence and vision. I suppose it was inspired by my parents. Hard work is important as a contributor to the human race. Growing up on a farm taught me hard work. What I have sometimes struggled with is self-worth. I believe that it’s human to make mistakes Read more about Value Your Worth[…]
I personally love to network. In my years of my education career, networking has been my favourite part of learning, contributing, and growing. This morning I am inspired by Jon Gordon who posted the following about being a network contributor: Don’t be a networker looking to get. Instead look to give. 1. Give without keeping Read more about A Network Contributor[…]
We know how important it is to find the strengths of your employees. As I wrote yesterday, be a good finder rather than weaknesses finder. I personally have always worked harder and more passionately when my employer highlighted my strengths. In an article on LinkedIn, the post by Teacher Goals mentioned the following needs that Read more about Worthy Employees Need[…]
I have long believed that we, as leaders and coaches should focus on our protégés strengths rather than weaknesses. Years ago, someone gave me a book called Are You a Good Finder. I have had many coaches or mentors in my life but the mentors I truly grew from were the ones who focused on Read more about Strength Based Coaching[…]
Many times in my career I have taught educators to create a relationship with their students. I was impressed with an educator who posted how she went into teaching with some ideas and tools that have been useful. However, she stated how much she has discovered that relationship is most important for herself as an Read more about It’s All About Relationship[…]