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Habit of Mind 7 (HoM)

December 5th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 7 Habit of Mind 7: Questioning and Problem Posing   The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advances.” […]

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Habit of Mind 6 (HoM)

November 14th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 6 Habit of Mind 6: Striving for Accuracy “Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.” -Wyatt Earp   Literally just had a conversation about this with the boss yesterday. After she was reviewing the books and my hard work, we noticed many, many, many errors in calculation and data entry. She boldly said, “ […]

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Habit of Mind 5 (HoM)

October 31st, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 5 Habit of Mind 5: Thinking About our Thinking (Metacognition) “When the mind is thinking, it is talking itself” Plato Brains! Brains! Brains! That is the word of the day! They are powerful beyond belief and this habit proves that mind of matter, really does work. It sounds so simple, but this habit – […]

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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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Habit 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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Habit 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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Habit 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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Habit of Mind 7 (HoM)
December 05, 2019

HOM 7 Habit of Mind 7: Questioning and Problem Posing   The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, [...]

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