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Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Awesome Power of Deep Trust

Flying Trapeze Artist: Ever want to be one? A friend of mine went for an afternoon “experience” lesson for novices. Each participant was given detailed instructions and then climbed very high up on a ladder. There was a safety net below but no safety harness. If you slipped, you landed in the net. “Trust” was […]

“How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character”

“How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character,” by Paul Tough, a former editor at New York Times Magazine, focuses on the crucial differences that determine children’s academic success. While cognitive skills, the kind of intelligence that IQ tests measure, are definitely important, success requires that they be matched with emotional skills […]

Self Awareness: Super Achiever’s Secret

How do you react when you find an obstacle in your path? Do you focus on external reasons for failure? See outcomes as beyond your ability to impact? Or do you look deeply within, courageously challenging your assumptions, your objectives, even your ultimate goal? Do you subject yourself to rigorous self-examination? Do you consider internal […]

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