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How Three Young Leaders Went Beyond Boasting and Posting to Hosting

2shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn As sad as they are, I find that treasures often emerge after a tragedy. That’s exactly what we’ve seen in the aftermath of the George Floyd murder at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Over the last several weeks, the whole world has witnessed protesters, mostly young protesters,…

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Five Ideas to Overcome the Challenge of Virtual Learning This Fall

21shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Most of us weren’t quite sure what would happen when the nationwide quarantine was mandated and both parents and their kids found themselves attempting to work from home. What we now realize is that those students and their parents agree on one thing: Virtual learning didn’t work too well. Most…

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Five Changes Schools Plan to Make This Fall

2shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn At Growing Leaders, we have the privilege of interacting with lots of school administrators, athletic directors, and department heads. Obviously, with such a strange spring semester behind us, these leaders are planning for a new normal this fall.  No one I have spoken with plans for life to go completely…

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Seven Practical Strategies to Talk About Mental Health with Your Kids

9shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Even though mental health issues are on the forefront of our minds today, the topic still carries a stigma for many. Talking about depression can be hard. Trina, a sophomore in college, recently said to me, “We look around us and everyone else seems happy, and we feel we must…

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