What makes a good leader and why is it so important?

The Importance of Leadership in Business Many people may assume that being a business owner automatically turns you into a leader. You are, after all, leading the business’ strategy, making crucial decisions, picking a business niche, and driving the direction of...

10 Tips for cultivating creativity in your kids

Turns out, it’s less about “teaching” creativity to children — and more about creating a fertile environment in which their creativity will take root, grow and flourish. Researcher Mitch Resnick, director of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT, explains how we...

How to Raise Money-Smart Kids

Dear Parents, When I was growing up, my parents only taught me two things about money: 1. It doesn’t grow on trees 2. There’s not enough That was the extent of my “money education.” Because I often received a “no” when asking for the things I really wanted, I got...

Developing Grit in Students and Kids

Again and again, teachers, professors and anyone else in the teaching professions will tell you that IQ is not the only difference between their best and worst students. Increasingly, psychologists are finding that the one characteristic that is emerging as a...

10 Ways to Develop Grit and Resilience

Building resilience and grit varies person-to-person and is influenced by one’s culture. Still, the APA offers ten ways to build resilience that just about anyone can do. If you are not a social person, becoming more social, i.e., purposely connecting with others,...

What is grit? These are the 5 characteristics

Again and again, teachers, professors and anyone else in the teaching professions will tell you that IQ is not the only difference between their best and worst students. Increasingly, psychologists are finding that the one characteristic that is emerging as a...

Grit | The Power of Passion & Perseverance

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains...

Master Your Emotions, Master Your Life

Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.”Tony Robbins When I was a young girl, I would wake up some mornings in a bad mood and think, ”Oh, I wish I wouldn’t feel this bad…” I couldn’t...