Search the site
huffington
foxfriendslogo-thumb

Growth

How Adult Arguments Impact Kids and What to Do

29shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn I recently witnessed a high school freshman “act out” in a gymnasium after an assembly. It was both sad and embarrassing for him. Everyone was stunned during that awkward moment and the student left absolutely humiliated. Later that day, I got the serendipitous chance to interact with him. Perhaps…

Continue Reading

Four Ways to Refuel This Summer

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn So many leaders today seek a life of balance. For years, we’ve discussed the elusive work/life balance—and I don’t think I’ve ever met someone who perfectly achieved it. Balance as we understood it doesn’t exist. No one perfectly divides his or her life into equal slices. Instead, life ebbs…

Continue Reading

Three Phases that Make Learning Stick: Podcast #45

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Today, I’m excited to share with you a conversation with Dr. Britt Andreatta. Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader, author, and speaker on learning and leadership. She will also be a speaker at our upcoming National Leadership Forum 2017. Here are some highlights from our conversation. Tim Elmore: In your first…

Continue Reading

The GROW Model: A Simple Plan for Personal Growth

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn My friend, Kyle Stark, recently sent this article to me and I felt it was worth repeating. It’s a simple plan for personal growth, on the job, with your family, or even with your students. It’s called the “GROW” model, and it comes from James Manktelow and Amy Carlson.…

Continue Reading

How Adults Sabotage a Growth Mindset in Students

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn I just read some research that gave me pause. Did you know that parents who view failure as a “negative experience,” have kids who are more likely to believe that intelligence is fixed and can’t be increased? I don’t think that’s something we want to cultivate, is it? When…

Continue Reading