A Curriculum for Success

A Curriculum for Success

[blockquote author=”” ]If you blame others for your failures, do you credit them with your success?[/blockquote] Our traditional grading system suggests that getting straight A’s is the ultimate goal of the successful student. We have all played the game...
The Real Key to True Leadership

The Real Key to True Leadership

[blockquote author=”Ralph Waldo Emerson” ]Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.[/blockquote] How many times have we all heard the helpless statement, “I just can’t seem to motivate my students?” That is absolutely the truth!...
Dealing with Feelings of Insecurities

Dealing with Feelings of Insecurities

[blockquote author=”Mark Twain” ]Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear[/blockquote] When there is any conflict between or among people, it generally stems from a kind of behavior that “turns off” someone else. (Adults label it...
The Price of Success

The Price of Success

[blockquote author=”Franklin D. Roosevelt” pull=”normal”]Happiness…lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.[/blockquote] To date, I have not met anyone who did not want to be successful in whatever he or she...
Achieving Excellence

Achieving Excellence

[blockquote author=”” ]Where I was is destroyed, where I am stands condemned, where I shall be is just now being built.[/blockquote] When we all have the potential to succeed at almost anything we choose, why do so few people attain a high...
Are we worth our weight in goals?

Are we worth our weight in goals?

[blockquote author=”” ]Unless you know to what port you sail, no wind is a good wind. Remember, too, that winds change with each day, and sails are trimmed to meet existing winds.[/blockquote] “There is just never enough time! It seems like I just finish...
It’s Good Enough?

It’s Good Enough?

[blockquote author=”Lana Limpert” ]When we think positively and imagine what we want, we risk disappointment; when we don’t, we ensure it.[/blockquote] Doesn’t the title make you cringe? Isn’t the phrase, “It’s good enough,” offensive to your sense of...