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The 5 Minute Gift

If you had just 5 minutes with a person and you knew that you would never see them again, what would you want them to walk away with from having spent 5 minutes with you? How would you want them to feel after having been with you? I am a breast cancer survivor so I […]

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Teaching Students to Control Their Emotions

My recent post about Modelling Emotional Behavior seems like a great time to think about teaching this skill in your classroom. As a professional teacher you will have to make this activity age relevant and scaffold the learning for your room. However, if you are willing to work with your students on emotional literacy you […]

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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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Self-Reflection to Action

Life is whirling at nanosecond speeds these days. It seems from the numerous emails I’ve received lately, that this hyper-speed is spinning many people off center. This isn’t surprising given the speed and impact with which the future is hitting us. YouTube can be launched in 2.5 seconds while emails are traveling 3,000 miles in […]

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Self-Reflection for the Week of September 6th

I thought I’d comment on my own self-reflection for last week… mostly because the comments I’m getting are in person. Then I thought it might be a good idea to run another similar idea for this weeks reflection. This is why… I was doing a Train the Trainer program for a team of professional trainers […]

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Be Still & Remember That Life Works!

My Australian tour was exceptional. I now have many new friends, and I want to thank all of you men and women who are committed to ‘raising the bar’ in your lives. In each event the focus was growing your leadership skills, skill sets and competencies. All of you shared your courage and compassion with […]

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Courageous Conversations

It has been a terrific trip to Australia. The work has been engaging, inspiring, invigorating and highly creative. I have experienced being with leaders who were willing to view their professional relationships from a fresh perspective and to approach their work in new ways. This takes courage, the courage to question and reassess attitudes and […]

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