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Category Archives: tenacity
(#486) A Metaphor for Growth and Resilience
Some will experience a metamorphosis they never dreamed they could attain. Others will quietly walk away. I always looked forward to the first day of the semester. As a teacher, that first day came full of anticipation for me and … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, change, change management, courage, curiosity, emotional intelligence, empathy, Goals, Grit, Life lessons, resilience, tenacity Tagged accountability, action, collaboration, critical thinking, goals, resilience 1 Comment
(#298) Do You Have “Hell, Yeah” Goals?
When you establish new goals, consider these four components. Give your goals a second R.E.A.D. During one of my recent podcast recordings, film producer Pepper Lindsey posed an intriguing question: “What does success look like to you?” (This podcast will air on … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, awareness, Balance, Being REMARKABLE, branding, confidence, core values, courage, creating your future, Dreams, fortitude, Grit, growth, habits, life success, Life's purpose, little pleasures, Motivation, Passion, Personal growth, Relationship, relevance, tenacity Tagged career, career coaching, courage, curiosity, fortitude, goals, joining a team, life coaching, logic, motivation, passion, personal branding, resilience, well-being 24 Comments
(#284) Gaining Clarity
We would do well to surround ourselves with people who care about us— but won’t allow us to skate by with minimal reflection and action. I first read about the Clearness Committee (Quaker tradition) in Parker Palmer’s works. This powerful … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, Balance, collaboration, focus, growth, Integrity, life success, mindset, teaching and learning, tenacity, wisdom Tagged assumptions, clearness committee, collaboration, faculty development, grit, inner truth, mindset, reflective practice, resilience, self-reflection 4 Comments
(#274) Igniting Passion: Seven Superlative Student Stars
They spoke directly to the power of teaching and the importance of relationships in life. This past Thursday I had the honor to deliver the keynote address for the annual faculty convocation at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). The organizers … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Being REMARKABLE, Gratitude, Grit, Living a remarkable life, Making a Difference, Passion, Teaching, teaching and learning, tenacity Tagged challenge, gratitude, grit, learning, make a difference, odds, passion, relationships, struggle, teaching, teaching and learning, vision, vulnerability 1 Comment
(#272) Grit: What Keeps You Moving Toward Your Goals?
“If at first you don’t succeed try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point being a damn fool about it.” -W.C. Fields- Resilience. Passion. Tenacity. Grit. Well-being. Balance. Mindset. When these concepts are tossed around, they can apply to situations in … Continue reading