The Monsters of our Childhood and the Shadows of our Adulthood
  •  4/4/2024 10:47 AM

This insightful quote plunges us into the human psyche, capturing the shift from childhood fears to adult anxieties. Uncover the journey from darkness to light as we navigate through uncertainty, self-doubt, and the quest for authenticity. Discover how confronting insecurities leads to resilience and self-discovery, empowering individuals to embrace their true potential.

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Formula 1: Beyond the Numbers in Education
  •  3/11/2024 11:16 AM

Are there compelling parallels to education and Formula 1 racing? Explore the intricate balance needed between data and human intuition, uncovering how both realms rely on nuanced interpretations for success. Join us on a journey where the high-speed precision of Formula 1 meets the artful decision-making of educators, proving that in education, just like in racing, it's the small tweaks that make monumental differences.

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Goal Set. Goal Met: Setting and Sustaining Goals
  •  3/4/2024 03:17 AM

A thought-provoking exploration into the intricacies of goal-setting, drawing parallels from escape rooms to deciphering the rhythm guiding subsequent actions. Uncover the unexpected element of "emotional echoes," silent architects shaping our behaviors, and gain actionable insights on goal-setting, including the art of placing strategic bets. Join us in this insightful journey to unravel the secrets of intentional behavior and sustainable maintenance.

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  •  2/19/2024 11:28 AM

Ever felt like the bagel in a world full of rolls? "Be a Bagel" invites you to explore the wisdom of embracing your uniqueness and strength. Uncover the unexpected layers of meaning within this metaphor, from the chewy resilience of being different to the intentional space that defines individuality. Learn how being a bagel is not just about feeling different but about being unapologetically you without forcing others to like you. Join in on the conversation.

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Chemically Designed for Change
  •  2/12/2024 12:24 PM

Are our bodies designed to linger in comfort, or is discomfort the very blueprint for growth? In this blog post, Chemically Designed for Change, join us on a journey dissecting the profound words of Bonnie Garmus, unraveling the intricate dance of courage and transformation encoded in our biology. Through personal anecdotes, scientific revelations, and practical exercises, discover the power within to embrace change and rewrite the narrative of your own growth. This blog challenges the notion of stagnation, inviting you to ponder whether, deep down, our very essence yearns for the chemistry of change.

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The Straitjacket of Systems: Rigidity or Security?
  •  2/5/2024 10:15 AM

Explore the metaphorical straitjacket of systems, from Hannibal Lecter to educational policies and the surprising resilience found in a cattle press. Join us on a journey questioning whether our protective structures compromise the resilience essential for a dynamic and robust experience. Discover the delicate balance needed for systems to thrive and adapt in the face of challenges.

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Raindrops, Lone Nuts, and Medals: Completeness in Collective Impact
  •  1/30/2024 10:20 AM

Individual actions often ripple far beyond their immediate context, shaping larger narratives of shared responsibility and communal achievement. In this entry, we dig into the interconnectedness of seemingly disparate elements, from the humble raindrop to the spirited lone dancer and the triumphant athlete. We uncover the profound lessons hidden within these everyday phenomena, illuminating the essence of collective contribution and the transformative power of unity.

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Develop, Don't Just Fix
  •  1/22/2024 10:25 AM

Explore the pioneering teachings of Don Clifton, shaping a new narrative in education. Join an experienced educator's candid reflections on the pitfalls of hyperfocusing on weaknesses, offering a thoughtful perspective on the transformative power of strengths-based teaching. Discover the CliftonStrengths assessment, a personalized journey to uncover and celebrate individual talents.

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Understanding Your Role as a Meaning-Maker:              Traversing Philosophy, Leadership, and Science
  •  1/15/2024 10:25 AM

Explore the intricate sides of perspectives - simple or complex? Journey from philosophy to leadership and jump into neuroscientific insights, discovering the power we hold in shaping our realities. This exploration invites you to embrace empathy, curiosity, and a deeper understanding of the diverse worlds others see, emphasizing the importance of your role as a meaning-maker.

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Pinkify Your Goals (it's not a Barbie thing)
  •  1/8/2024 07:29 AM

How do you discern which goals are "right?" What if we explored the edges of Daniel Pink and Marie Kondo's wisdom? In this post, we uncover new "Spark and Streamline" thinking and how it can become a mantra for transforming goal-setting.

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Curious: When Was the Last Time You Touched a Monkey?
  •  12/29/2023 09:54 AM

We will explore the perils of wisdom from the wise sage Ted Lasso. Join a thought-provoking adventure that takes unexpected turns with David Sedaris' unconventional questions, showcasing the transformative power of curiosity and the profound difference one more question can make.

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Mean or Meaningless?
  •  12/18/2023 01:09 PM

Unpack the layers of an unknown quote and discover the pitfalls of extremes. From navigating dress dilemmas with Lily to the unexpected realm of President Obama's Anger Translator, Luther, find humor and wisdom in the pursuit of honest and compassionate communication. Is. lying really nice? Are words of blunt force trauma helpful? Well, maybe there's another way.

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