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Four Ways to Refuel This Summer

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 and flows. From times of extreme…

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Highlights and Insights From Our National Leadership Forum

Growing Leaders just hosted Atlanta Habitudes® Intensive (a two-day train-the-trainer event) for those planning to use Habitudes in their school or organization, and then we hosted a sell-out audience at our 2017 National Leadership Forum. Both were hosted at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. The ballroom was full of educators, administrators, coaches, executive youth…

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Three Steps to Develop Grit

I just finished watching Ron Howard’s latest film on The Beatles. Those four pioneers of rock and roll (who America got to meet in February 1964 on the Ed Sullivan Show), have a mystical aura to their story. Lots of legends surround their emergence as a musical force fifty years ago. Today—I’d like to clear…

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Three Phases that Make Learning Stick: Podcast #45

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 book, Wired to Grow, you explore…

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The Number One Killer of Productivity

If I were to ask you: What is the top killer of productivity in a work environment? What would you say? If I asked you: What is the chief distraction keeping students from focusing on their studies in school? What would you say? How about if I asked you: What is your number one hindrance…

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