Category: Communication

LEARNING BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY

31 Happiness Blocking Habits

31 Happiness Blocking Habits Learning ONLY from those you like Refusing to learn how to heal Taking no risk Complaining without any resolve Dishonoring parents Pursuing wants AND ignoring needs Talking, yet saying nothing of value Refusing to adapt to change Believing all answers are inside you Dismissing how repeated actions don’t lie Focusing on…
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5 Actions To Brighten Your Day

5 Actions to Brighten Your Day More than likely, the first two actions will be easy. The last three actions will inspire and ultimately change the course of your present and future relationship trajectories. ACTION 1: Contact members of your inner circle and thank them for their specific contributions of help, support, love, forgiveness, inspiration,…
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10 Personal Success Questions

10 Personal Success Questions Ask these questions every day to move you toward accomplishing personal success – balance and relational success. Do I respect and take care of my body (billion-dollar asset)? Do I live what I live in public and private what I preach? Am I better today than yesterday? How so? Do I…
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Math Language Demands

Math disciplines (Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, etc.) are often like robust english courses (sometimes demanding certain procedures, strict instructions, and/or specific use of vocabulary). …most folk don’t even realize it until they try to make SIZE mean LENGTH or they read f(1) as f of one (should be read as the value of the function when x…
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Overcomer’s Knowledge States

The Knowledge States “I know that I know” -knowledgeable in an area. “I know that I don’t know” -skills to develop, knowledge to acquire, etc. “I don’t know that I don’t know” -blind spots, unresolved conflict, etc. Examples of the Knowledge States Taking an exam (correct answers you know; incorrect answers don’t know; incorrect questions…
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Imperfect Condition Intro

IMPERFECT CONDITION™ Intro When I talked to my mentor, this topic of how people were imperfect came up time and time again. At the same time, I noticed few conversations outside of my mentor that openly and constructively talked about being imperfect people. That puzzled me. A Work In Progress Many say they are a…
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10 Reasons Why We Fail

10 Reasons Why We Fail As finite imperfect creatures, we overlook or forget  how we…. Don’t KNOW (ignorant) everything. Don’t SEE (blind) everything. Don’t UNDERSTAND (misunderstand & misinterpret) everything. Don’t HEAR (deaf & overlooking details) everything. Don’t LEARN FAST ENOUGH all the time. Don’t BELIEVE (doubt) in ourselves all the time. Don’t BELIEVE (doubt) in…
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Convergence Principle Explained

“Actions Don’t Lie!” Growing up, I often heard the saying “actions don’t lie.” Over the years, I discovered how actions tell the truth, no matter what we think, say, or feel. Love Working Out – Once a Week? For example, if I say I love working out, but workout once a week. The love I…
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6 Effective Academic Coaching Skills

6 Effective Academic Coaching Skills 1. Informative Coaches provide usable information in appropriate context. This is different from a coach who knows a lot of information and dazzles the students with it. The premium task for helping students is maximized learning not information gathering. What do I mean my maximized learning? Maximized learning take full…
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8 Elements of Thought

8 Elements of Thought This adaptation from a Critical Thinking Handbook (see source below) helps one realize how thinking has integrity, whether we think about it or not. For example, what if I don’t think (or talk about) about being homophobic, but openly act like it. Others will see my actions and judge me accordingly.…
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