3 Surprising Reasons You Need To Learn To Listen

    After an intensive 2-month study, Professor Paul Rankin of Ohio State University reported that 70% of the waking day involved interpersonal communication. Of that chunk of time, 45% was spent listening 30% involved speaking 16% was engaged in writing 9% was occupied reading.  That was 1939 and those… Read more3 Surprising Reasons You Need To Learn To Listen

3 REASONS WHY KIDS HATE SCHOOL

Do you wonder why kids hate school? Why their typical answer to the question is, “Because it’s boring!”? As we began our coaching session, Reggie (not his real name) made it clear that he was bored with school, that he didn’t need to study for his up-coming year-end exams because… Read more3 REASONS WHY KIDS HATE SCHOOL

DREAMS, GATEWAYS and LEARNING

The question, “Why do we have to learn this stuff?” is a legitimate question. School work that is little more than ‘busy work’ designed to keep students occupied and assignments that only reinforce rote learning are not only boring, they are counter-productive. The end result is often demotivated students who… Read moreDREAMS, GATEWAYS and LEARNING

MENTAL FITNESS and LEARNING

“Why do I have to learn this stuff? I’ll never use it anyway!” Your children will often give you this argument. Sometimes it is the voice of laziness trying to avoid work that may be challenging or perhaps tedious. Other times it is a sincere question of relevance or context… Read moreMENTAL FITNESS and LEARNING