How to Strive Through the Storms of Leadership

The strength of a storm must be respected.  However, when we take the time to step outside, once it has passed, we will be given the opportunity to smell the fresh new air it has left behind and work together like never before. Great leaders will face storms, yet it is often through the fury…

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GROOT: 3 Lessons to Learn as Leaders

Groot is a superhero who does not need words to define his leadership.  He uses his actions and his example to demonstrate his strength, and others take notice. Leadership is tough. It is not something that can be mastered by following a formula or a framework.  It is something that is learned over time, through…

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Wonder Woman: 4 Lessons to Empower the Girls We Teach

Wonder Woman is not simply a ‘female’ superhero, but rather she is a superhero who happens to be a female. There is a big difference. When young girls in classrooms around the world understand this difference, they become empowered. They truly believe that they have the strength and fortitude to change the world. They become…

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035: The Power of the 'YET' Mentality

Welcome to Episode 35 of the Teachonomy Talks podcast.  In this episode I talk about the ‘YET Mentality,’ and how harnessing the power of this simple word can transform your life. The ‘YET’ mentality, in simple terms, is harnessing the power of the word ‘YET’ by adding it to the end of negative thoughts that…

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034: Three Ways to Lead Like a 'Prize Fighter'

Welcome to Episode 34 of the Teachonomy Talks podcast. In this episode I will be focusing on 3 “Prize Fighter Qualities” that all Great Leaders must adopt in order to lead well. So let’s step into the ring and learn from what goes through the mind of a champion. Whether you are a fan of…

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Destroy the Evidence and Define Your Leadership

Ever wonder why some leaders appear to have it all together while others just seem lost? I think it comes down to being self-aware, and destroying the ‘evidence’ that we so often look to as truth. Sometimes, as a leader, you can feel like you are running a marathon uphill.  You doubt your vision, question your…

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A Lesson in Leadership From Harry Potter

When I think about leadership I think of two simple words, ‘inner circle.’  Those who we surround ourselves with will often determine the path we take as leaders. Throughout history we have learned lessons from stories that touch our hearts. Rarely, however, do the heroes in our stories succeed without guidance and help from other characters.…

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Don't Be The Leader Who's Stuck On First Base

Baseball is a great game. It requires skill, patience, and teamwork in order to succeed, and the beauty is that hard work binds all three together.    The concept of baseball is quite simple, cross home plate more times than your opponent and you win. The difficulty lies in advancing past the other three bases…

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We Can Learn Plenty From Pencil and Paper

There is just something special about writing on paper with a pencil that transcends the test of time.  The beauty that comes from the simplicity of it is amazing. I have found that a pencil not only represents genius, but it also truly paints a picture of the complexity of leadership. Some of us are…

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