With graduation almost upon us, parents and college graduates shudder at the prospect of the next step—getting that first job. Read what Friedman has to say for hope and understanding of the value of grit.
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Friday, April 25, 2014
There's That Word Again
Angela Duckworth's TED Talk. Most recently, the word appeared in Thomas Friedman's OP-ED piece, "How to Get a Job at Google, Part 2" in the NYTimes.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Why do we follow? 5 Leadership Traits
ASCD edge article, the author boils it all down to five traits. It is a short and worthwhile read to see what is said about
- Encourage risk-taking
Friday, April 11, 2014
A Conference Call in Real Life
If you have ever participated in a more-than-one-person call with family, or parents and teachers, or board or committee meetings, . . . you must view this funny rendition of a conference call. See if you agree with what the video is portraying.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
All of you fans of Curious George and Jack Johnson, here is a great video and song to share with your little ones.
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