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What You Can Do to Enable Kids to Grow Up

4shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn After a lively debate with a student group about the essence of healthy leadership, one student approached me with an indifferent attitude toward preparing to be a leader. When the subject came up of how slowly kids are maturing today, this male student said to me: “What’s the big…

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Positive Discipline: Three Practical Strategies Parents Can Use

16shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn I’m hearing more and more stories lately of teenagers filing lawsuits against parents. It’s quite disconcerting to me. In the wake of decades of expanding children’s rights, kids are now using terms with adults like: You can’t do that to me. I have rights to my privacy. This is…

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My Favorite Leadership Quotes

5shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Every year I post a list. It’s a list I think leaders like you will appreciate and benefit from. I’ve posted lists of my favorite leadership books, my favorite leadership movies and even my favorite leadership examples—and many of them are students! Today, I’d like to share with you…

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How to Overcome Job Shaming

9shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn I’m not sure if you caught it, but actor Geoffrey Owens recently appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America” after an incident that took place in New York. You might remember Owens as the actor known for his comedic role as Elvin Tibideaux on The Cosby Show, between 1985 and 1992. But recently,…

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Four Discoveries Students Should Make in Health Class

1shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Do you remember health class back in middle school and high school? I recall taking the class back in the 1970s—and it was a period different from all the others. Unlike my other classes such as Algebra, English, History or Social Studies, it was a 55-minute period that allowed…

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Three Traits Generation Z Possesses That We Adults Often Don’t

14shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn I recently watched a TED Talk, featuring a young teen named Ashton Cofer. He and a team of peers decided to take on a significantly large and yet unsolved problem in America: Styrofoam waste. From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the U.S. alone produces some two…

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