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Congratulations HSFCU!

Hawaii State Federal Credit Union was voted one of the top 10 companies to work for in Hawaii. Yea and Congratulations… what an honor! As schools and organizations take on the goal of transformation it is wonderful to learn of organizations who have gone through the process of change and renewal. Organizational transformation is based on […]

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National tests – Yes, No or Maybe?

I have been toiling away as a blogger for 18 months now, I hope you feel I am starting to understand this new medium.  My decision to begin a blog was to continue a conversation. For 30+ years I have worked across classrooms, schools, districts, education department central offices, chains of stores, multinational conglomerates and […]

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If IQ Wasn’t the Determining Factor

Here is the question for today – If IQ is the determining factor to success as governments around the world keep telling us with their standardised tests, then why are the senior corporate ranks around the world dominated by men? Study after study of education systems show us that girls perform better than boys.  The […]

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Transforming Education

Tom Peters wrote a post that led to an article in the New York Times on making college more relevant.  The article details 10 new degrees that are being offered at University level, none of which existed three or even two years ago. Some of these new degrees were: Learning to Listen – Narrative medicine […]

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Let’s Rethink Our Thinking About Thinking!

During my work in corporations and in the classroom. I have come to equate IQ or Intellectual Quotient as a relic of some past era.  IQ testing was traditionally used to separate people into groups for the benefit of the tester.  As an example the US Military in the early 1900’s used mass IQ testing […]

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Why are EQ and SQ Important?

For more than 30 years I have been thinking about IQ,EQ,SQ.  I have been trying to find some answers to the big questions in life.  My journey has seen me move from the classroom through the corporate world and now back to classrooms again.  Along this journey I have discovered many things, but the most […]

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IQ, EQ, SQ: What is it?

Schools all over the world measure IQ. They have forever, and they probably always will. As a teacher I did. But in my classroom I always struggled with IQ as being the determining factor of educational outcomes. Human beings are more than IQ. Success, satisfaction and happiness is not purely a function of intellect. A […]

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IQ, EQ, SQ Modelâ„¢

I want to respond to a recurrent question that has been asked of me. It came up again just recently and I realized that I needed to listen, review and respond! The question was this: “Do you really feel that the emotional and social qualities (EQ and SQ) are learn-able?” The recent question was couched […]

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Raving Fans #4

Syrus couldn’t hide his jubilation on the next visit. Rolling the flip charts out on the table, he said that he could feel the shift in each department. “More proactive,” he said. “They are all working on projects that they initiated.” “So the next step is clear, Syrus.” “Not to me,” Syrus countered. “It’s time […]

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Questions Are More Powerful Than Answers

positiveI thought that I would ask a powerful positive question with every blog entry that I do from now on. This new addition was inspired by Traci Toguchi, Miss Hawaii 1995. Traci just joined our Planetary Briefing Room (http://simrooms.ning.com/) and I went to her website to check her out and say Aloha and welcome. You […]

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