Recently, I wrote a blog that went viral. It illustrated to me there’s an overriding sense among parents and teachers in America that we’ve done something wrong as we raised our kids.
Yesterday, I wrote about an issue many adults are unaware of—one that will be problematic in our future unless we fix it: youth unemployment. They’re the highest demographic of unemployed people in our nation and the world.
Students will be graduating—and beginning a job search. In our economy, there is an issue we might be missing- the volume of youth are unemployed.
Most of us have never been trained on how to lead a productive meeting or how to get the most our of your team members. Often, meetings with committees are challenging and unproductive.
American’s are on the alert again. After reading about the attack, my first thought was: how do leaders respond in moments like these?
In today's episode, we share an interview with Jeremy Affeldt, relief pitcher for the San Francisco Giants. Jeremy is an avid speaker, who uses the platform of professional sports as a catalyst to connect with teenagers and college students.
I just finished a biography of Thomas A. Edison, the inventor who introduced us to the incandescent light bulb, the phonograph, the motion picture and 1,000 other patented inventions. Even when he was alive, he was a folk hero. Over 50,000 people visited his coffin, in Menlo Park, NJ when he died. People across the nation turned off their “lights”
Leaders are expected to produce. These ambitions aren't wrong, but with unhealthy motives, leaders fall into a trap. You could call it a “performance trap.”
Kids are getting lost in technology. Many educators question whether technology has made education more difficult.
We lead young people because we love them. Eventually however, we often become selfish—and lose our way. Sometimes I cheat kids, as I appear to be helping.
It’s better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb, than the top of a ladder you don’t. One of the great fears of graduates these days is that they’ll get stuck in a job they don’t like and they’ll feel claustrophobic.
How can you develop the habit of inquiry? And how can you make sure that when you finally get the words out, they matter? The answer is surprisingly simple: know the question you want to ask, and then find someone who can answer it.
The art of mentoring. It ain’t what it used to be. Effective mentoring has shifted—so we must shift as well.