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The Foggy Day Effect: The Secret to Hitting your Target

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn It is difficult to live a meaningful life without clear goals. Goals give us purpose. They give us energy. They give us motivation. In this episode, Tim and Andrew highlight one of our habitudes called “The Foggy Day Effect” and give real-world action steps on how we can set and…

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An Early Introduction to the Alpha Generation

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn On Tuesday, May 31st at 12 noon ET, we will be hosting a webinar to launch our new eBook, “An Early Introduction to Generation Alpha.” In this webinar, you will hear from Dr. Elmore about the first research we’ve gathered on Generation Alpha — the students born since 2016. After…

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Can We Do Something About Generation Z’s Depression?

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn The American population seems polarized into at least two major camps, and several sub-camps regarding politics, vaccinations, masks, and other issues. The pandemic has stolen nearly a million lives in the United States. The economy has felt like a yo-yo, spiking and then plummeting. When Generation Z observes how out-of-control…

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One Secret Parents Can Use to Send the Best Versions of Their Kids to School

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn When a family eats together, it demonstrates that family is the highest priority. While most agree with this, we often neglect it because we’ve jumped onto a hamster wheel, running to practices, rehearsals, games, recitals, and competitions. Rushing about together is not the same as pausing, eating, and interacting. We…

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Changing the Way We See Our Students

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn When adolescents have nothing meaningful to do, they’ll create their own meaning. This can be good news or bad news, depending on what they come up with. For too long, parents, teachers, and coaches have only offered facsimiles of real-world experiences to teens. We’ve been afraid our kids will get…

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Striking a Balance Between Boundaries and Sacrifice

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn When someone establishes their boundaries, it is a trump card. What can anyone say to a person who declares they need to guard their time and mental health? Today, we all believe in boundaries. When we don’t establish boundaries, we often sacrifice something that boundaries often protect. Both sacrifice and…

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The Relationship Between Resourcefulness and Resilience

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn One of the saddest realities that surfaced from the COVID-19 pandemic was the loss of hope on the part of students. During this time of uncertainty, students are finding unhealthy and dangerous ways to cope. In this episode, Tim and Andrew explore the distinct relationship between resourcefulness and resiliency and…

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The Top Ten Leadership Movies of 2021

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn This past year, the theme of leadership was subtle but definitely present in many of the movies released in theaters and on streaming services. In this episode, Tim and Andrew offer you a list of the top leadership movies of 2021 and how we can all learn from them. Some…

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A Commitment for Educators: Being Fully Present in the Moment

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn We live in a culture with so many options, so much going on every moment of the day, that we get distracted. Our smartphones cause FOMO (the fear of missing out). Social media causes FOMU (the fear of messing up). We endure self-imposed pressures to get so much done each…

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One Positive Shift Millennials and Generation Z are Making Today

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Despite the turmoil, disruption, volatility, and uncertainty, why do we see young adults becoming more, not less, audacious? In a time when we’d assume they might cower in fear of the unknown, they are speaking up, quitting jobs, and bucking well-known traditions. In this episode, Tim and Andrew explore why…

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