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Category Archives: intentional growht
May you create, share, and savor powerful moments in the coming year and beyond. -Happy New Year. Scroll down to view my Gratitude Video to you.- While sitting in an Austin hotel room at the end of May 2010, I … Continue reading
Those striving for and maintaining excellence constantly want to know more—get to the next level. Early in her book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth referenced a 1980s sociological study titled “The Mundanity of Excellence.” Intrigued by … Continue reading
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” -Neale Donald Walsch- Meet Roxie, a 14-week old rescue puppy, who arrived in our lives a few days ago. And like our previous companion, Buddy, she immediately began teaching us. As … Continue reading
Rather than setting a list of “me-too” goals, why not imagine the “what if” of our future selves? Think of your future and fill in the blank: “What if _____? In a recent TED talk, psychologist Dan Gilbert examined the … Continue reading
In education, we talk a lot about “best practices”… I propose we get together and talk about what we have done in the classroom that did not work. The “not-so-bright spots.” Not learning from the failure is the lost opportunity. … Continue reading
Intentional growth, evaluated experience, and consistency are keys to personal development. In this month’s issue of Success Magazine, publisher Darren Hardy conducted an interview with leadership guru John C. Maxwell. They focused on the topic of personal development—what it means … Continue reading