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Habit of Mind 4 (HoM)

August 8th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 4 Habit of Mind 4: Thinking Flexibly “The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.” – Kakuzo Okakura Thinking flexibly is all about having the mindset of change, for better or worse. Looking at every situation and believing, no matter what that there are other viable solutions and pathways. The […]

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Habits of Mind 3 (HoM)

August 8th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 3 Habit of Mind 3: Listening with Empathy and Understanding Highly effective people spend an inordinate amount of time and energy listening (Covey, 1989). As previously posted, we learned about the difference between listening and hearing. This Habit of Mind takes it one step further, how to make listening meaningful. This is a skill […]

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Habits of Mind 1 (HoM)

July 2nd, 2019 · Comments Off

Habit of Mind 1: Persisting “Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.”   Marabel Morgan, The Electric Woman Successful people don’t give up until the job is done. Regardless of the problems they face, they don’t quit until it’s complete. Always trying new ways […]

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16 Habits of Mind

June 12th, 2019 · Comments Off

1/ Persisting 2/ Managing Impulsivity 3/ Listening with Empathy and Understanding 4/ Thinking Flexibly 5/ Thinking About our Thinking (Metacognition) 6/Striving for Accuracy and Precision 7/Questioning and Problem Posing 8/Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations 9/ Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision 10/Gather Data Through All Senses 11/ Creating, Imagining and Innovating 12/ Responding […]

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Habits of Mind 2 (HoM)

May 24th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 2 Habit of Mind 2: Managing Impulsivity “….goal directed self-imposed delay of gratification is perhaps the essence of emotional self-regulation: the ability to deny impulse in the service of a goal, whether it be building a business, solving an algebraic equation, or pursuing the Stanley cup. Daniel Goleman Emotional Intelligence (1995) p. 83 Think […]

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Habits of Mind

May 24th, 2019 · Comments Off

“When we no longer know what to do we have come to our real work and when we no longer know which way to go we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings.” Wendell Berry What do intelligent people do? […]

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Leader vs. Manager

April 30th, 2019 · Comments Off

Are you a leader or a manager? How do you know? Remember that leaders inspire and instill. Lead by example by being what you expect of others. If you show up late to work everyday, then how can you expect your team to be on time? Throw your expectations out the window on that one. […]

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Be a Mentor

April 18th, 2019 · Comments Off

Are we proud of our work? Are you learning new shortcuts that you think everyone would benefit from ?  This is great! We are proud to have those moments and who says it’s wrong to share? No One! Being a mentor doesn’t mean being a babysitter, it means to advise, train or guide. Mentors are […]

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Listening or Hearing ?

April 7th, 2019 · Comments Off

When we are talking to our loved ones, we listen. When we are talking to our drunk friends, we hear.   Wait? What? Listening and hearing are different. Read here to find out more about how you can improve both!   Listening is the art of uses multiple sense to comprehend and think deeply about […]

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Making Work more than -just a job-

March 22nd, 2019 · Comments Off

As a young adult, we are taught to make meaningful choices in life. To make sure our job is something we love and eventually it will not be work at all. Well, as adults, we learn that sometimes that is hogwash! We have a family, homes and groceries to buy and sometimes the work we […]

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Habit of Mind 4 (HoM)
August 08, 2019

HOM 4 Habit of Mind 4: Thinking Flexibly “The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.” - Kakuzo Okakura Thinking [...]

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