I often check out YouTube for inspiration. Today I was inspired by a video about charming people. Have you ever walked into a room and became drawn to someone? Likely it’s because the person has a charming personality. I’ve noticed that they have the following habits: 1. They choose their words carefully. They think before Read more about 8 Simple Habits of Charming People[…]
I am often inspired by Jon Gordon’s posts on LinkedIn. Gordon quotes his book, Shark, “A team with a lot of love doesn’t need a lot of rules. Love makes people more accountable… Love creates trust, trust leads to commitment, and commitment leads to sacrifice. If you love your team, you will give your all Read more about A Team With Love Works Well[…]
I love the challenges Sharon Domine posted on LinkedIn about maintaining our passion for teaching. 1. Be constantly curious. 2. Embrace change. 3. Have fun in your classroom. 4. Embrace the uniqueness of each student. 5. Have a growth mindset. 6. Learn from your students. 7. Be flexible and open-minded. 8. Believe that you are Read more about 10 Ways to Maintain Your Passion for Teaching[…]
I love ChopraMindfulness who inspires me regularly. She offers the following affirmations: 1. I give myself space to grow and learn. 2. I allow myself to be who I am without judgment. 3. I listen to my intuition and trust my inner guide. 4. I give myself care and attention that I deserve. 5. I Read more about Affirmations for a Positive Mind Set[…]
I believe that we must all be flexible in education. Each of us, adults and students comes to the workplace with our own state of mind. Some days we come with lots of energy and ideas but other days we are not as energetic. According to John Maxwell, to be flexible means to be able Read more about Be Flexible[…]
Maxwell spoke about how useless “blame” is for us. He reminded us about the reality of what our parents taught us, that whenever we point our finger at someone else to blame, four fingers are pointing back at us. One of the first signs of maturity is understanding that you’re responsible for yourself. Every time Read more about Don’t Blame[…]
Daniel Pink inspired me with these few steps of accomplishing tough tasks which I have tried and succeeded at: 1. Set aside a healthy chunk of time. 2. Do that consistently in the same place. 3. Remove distractions – email, notification, etc. 4. Avoid being seduced by doing easy tasks first. 5. Take breaks.
Think Less, Feel More. Talk Less, Listen More. Frown Less, Smile More. Judge Less, Accept More. Watch Less, Do More. Complain Less, Appreciate More. Fear Less, Love More.
I am inspired by John Maxwell’s session on great leadership which was a lunch and learn on the internet. Some of the key points I took away from this session are as follows: – 20% of your time is spent on 80% of the people. – Motivation is extremely important! If we can keep people Read more about What is A Leadership?[…]
Gavin McCormack posted thoughts about how much teachers can learn from their children. I truly hope these inspire you as much as they inspire me: 1. They never shy away from showing their emotions. It’s all on the table. 2. They’ll tell you how they feel without fear of judgment. 3. They will say statements Read more about Teachers Must Learn From Children[…]