Blog #111 – LEARN TO BE A GOOD LISTENER

Every teacher, academic coach and parent needs to be a good listener. Students and children need to know that what they say is important. They can learn to be good listeners themselves by observing the adults around them. Be willing to answer questions, as each question asked is ...

Blog #99 – IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION

Teachers, academic coaches and parents need to emphasize the importance of communication with their students and their children. They should model what effective communication looks like. Communication is not only talking but also listening. When communicating with another indiv...

Blog #85 – LEARN TO SHARE

Learning to share is an attribute that all of us need to possess. Although when it comes to sharing, we think of sharing material things. I feel that sharing of knowledge and experiences is also very important. Helping others have success by sharing what you know is something tha...

Blog #82 – WORDS MATTER

Every responsible individual needs to be aware that spoken or written words matter. What you say or write can impact the lives of others. Your goal is to be careful with what you say or write. Be aware that you have the ability to improve or destroy the lives of many people. A...

Blog #79 – HAVING A GOOD TEMPERAMENT

People enjoy being around others that have a good temperament. Knowing this, I have tried my best at exhibiting characteristics of a person that enjoys life. In general, I do things that I enjoy doing. I also try my best in everything that I do. My ability to put myself in someon...

Blog #77 – BEING A LEADER

Inherent in being a teacher, a coach, or a parent is the expectation that I be a leader. As such, I take my responsibility of being a leader seriously. As a leader I work diligently in leading by example. I am always trying my best to be a good example for everyone. I think caref...

Blog #76 – FORGIVE AND FORGET

Something that is very important to me is the ability of an individual being able to forgive and forget. It is an attribute that I possess and has impacted my life and career in a positive way. Too many people go through life holding on to grudges. Their inability to let go of hu...