How I raised my C in Advanced Calculus to an A at Harvard

Test prep is all the rage these days, so these next two blog posts will deal with test prep. The best prep of course is to know the material, but even when you know it, you still have to prep well. 
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You Matter

There's a 5th grade teacher in Tukwila, WA who has organized a clothing drive that has clothed hundreds of low-income families. There's a principal in the Chicagoland suburbs who wakes up at 5 A.M. to drive a bus so students can get...
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One Teacher, One Idea, Massive Impact

I've done some work with the Sunnyside, WA School District over the last couple of years and want to share a story of how one teacher had massive impact.
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Amazing and Brilliant Today?

I read an article about Lady Gaga recently. One thing I thought was pretty cool is, she wakes up and asks her staff: "How are we going to be amazing and brilliant today."
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The Power of Goal-Setting

How powerful is goal-setting...? I had one of our Mental Karate schools create a basketball competition where the best basketball player in the school matched up against the worst basketball player in the school. 
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What it means to be Empowered

What does it mean to empower a young person, or for that matter, to empower any human being?
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Are you a Closet Perfectionist?

When most of us think of perfectionists, we think of people who have all their clothes folded perfectly; who chastise themselves if they don't have a 4.0; who must look perfect in every situation.
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The One Key to Getting Published

Over the last decade, I've had hundreds of people tell me they want to write a book. I've also personally advised over 50 people in hour-long consultation sessions about their book ideas. 
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How to Really Overcome Challenges

We often think of resilience as a feeling, a drive that some of us have and others just do not. But science actually shows that certain cognitive patterns often determine our level of resilience.
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The Boy Who Built a Windmill

If you ever want to challenge yourself to do more with the gifts and resources that you have been given, watch this video.
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The Golden Rule of Speaking

There is one and only one golden rule of speaking: Know your audience. Are they old, young, employed, unemployed, liberal, conservative? What are their greatest fears? What are they expecting from you?
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A blog for unstoppable educators and anyone who wants to be inspired.

Welcome everyone, to my new blog.  If any of the following describe you, you will want to subscribe:
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