The Power of Positive Recognition

Several years ago my 8 year old daughter Jenna was placed in Mrs. Evans’ first grade classroom. The rumors regarding this mysterious teacher ran from one extreme to the other… “She is the hardest teacher in the entire school!” “She is the best teacher at the school!” “She is mean!” “She is so loving!” Of…Read More

Listen and Learn

We have all heard how important listening is in order to communicate effectively. Studies show that the average listener retains less than 50% of what he or she hears. If you are a poor listener, you are missing out on a large amount of information! Most people think of themselves as good listeners. Interestingly enough,…Read More