Miscues, mistakes, missteps, screw ups or whatever else describes performance that is subpar will happen. It's how you handle them that's the real indicator of who you are as a person, negotiator, teacher, counselor, and leader.
In the midst of these new beginnings parents are naturally anxious for reassurance that their child will be happy. Often their anxiety causes inappropriate behavior as they approach the teacher. This blog is to help you, the parent, get off to a good start with the teacher.
Why would an engineer write a book on public service? Because engineers and scientists are problem solvers. They can work within constraints, in environments of uncertainty, and are able to identify and overcome hurdles quickly and efficiently.
As we all face moments in our family, our nation or on our planet when neighbors are going through a living hell, we need to work harder at giving enough comfort and support to mourners in catastrophe.
Evolution lies in deciding not just to act, but to do so in a visible and integrity-driven manner in an environment laden with choices -- some good and many bad. These choices and our decision to choose can bring about the type of evolution that human beings are uniquely capable of enacting.
The benefits of comprehending what an unconditional love means and implementing it in our everyday life seems to be significant, not only to us but also to whomever and whatever we interact with. So let's start the process and see it for yourself.
In every family, there will be problems. No matter how positive and empathic parents have been, kids will still argue and misbehave, and ask for more than they can have. The demands of our daily lives -- and of theirs -- will inevitably create conflict and misunderstanding.
Refusal to compromise is widely considered to be the root cause of political polarization, business battles, and divorce wars. But refusal to compromise isn't actually the cause of these problems. It's merely a symptom. The real problem is unwillingness to tolerate uncertainty.
One of the biggest frustrations of working on a start-up is encountering a recurring problem and failing to successfully develop and implement a sustainable solution to address it. Imagine, for example, that the deadlines your team has set for front-end design work continually go unmet.
In his wildly popular 2006 TED talk, Sir Ken Robinson defined creativity as "the process of having original ideas that have value." Aside from being wonderfully succinct, this definition implies that any creative enterprise requires two key phases.
So I'm writing a new book. I haven't completely given up on the first book. After all, I have a number of people who are counting on me to write that book. But for now, my focus has to be on where my heart and soul are taking me.