Blog #173 – PERFORMING WELL UNDER PRESSURE

Performing well under pressure is something that all of us want to do. When I was in college I was playing in the semi-finals of a badminton tournament. I had only scored 1 point and was 1 point from elimination. Incredibly, I scored 20 straight points to win and then proceeded t...

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...