Kayla Dornfeld is the 2019 North Dakota Teacher of the Year, and Mrs. West Fargo International. Kayla is a two-time (2017 and 2018) Global Hundred honoree, recognizing her as 1 of the top 100 innovative educators in the world. The New York Times named her "one of the tech-savviest teachers in the United States". She has … Continue reading Ep. 89: How to be “Teacher of the Year” (With Kayla Dornfeld)
Featured on Access Hollywood | Instagram @thedopeeducator | I inspire | Educator | Speaker | This teacher has found a way to get his fifth graders pumped up for learning: He challenges them to create their own handshakes. David Jamison, a language arts teacher at Hickory Ridge Elementary School in Memphis, Tennessee, memorized the individual greetings from … Continue reading Ep. 90: The Dope Educator (With David Jay)
Child psychologist, Dr. Shimi Kang (author of The Tech Solution and The Dolphin Parent) explains how to navigate this uncertain times during the Covid-19 pandemic. We cover a lot of ground and here are a few ideas she shares with us: -the three mindsets to avoid in order to ward off post-traumatic-stress disorder - learning … Continue reading Healthy Heartfelt Habits for the Covid Crisis (With Dr.Shimi Kang)
The amazing entrepreneur, podcast queen, and super-star self-development personality, Marie Forleo just came out with the terrific new book, Everything is Figure-outable. Back in the fall of 2019, she broke down the steps on getting your compass straight with Chase Jarvis on his podcast show: Ask yourself: “When I think about doing this project or saying … Continue reading Yes or No? The Surprising No-Fail Decision Metric from Marie Forleo
It was in Grade Two when I first had the audacity to create an after-school writing club with a handful of friends. Audacious, because my teacher believed that although I showed hints of “potential,” my story craft was evidently pretty weak. Every week or so after the final bell rang, my little crew and I … Continue reading Am I a Storyteller?
Sharon and I discuss how to overcome perfectionism, how to set realistic goals, how to overcome the tough stuff in your life, and how to support those going through difficult challenges. Hope you enjoy! What you believe about yourself dictates everything about your life; your success level, your perceived failures, and your quality of life. … Continue reading Ep. 88: Girl in the Garage (With Sharon Hughes)
Listening starts with silencing yourself, quieting the desire to respond, and truly leaning-in with the intention of developing a deeper understanding. It turns out WORDS and SWORD also share the same letters. Think on that for a minute. #smallactbigimpact #kindsight101 #beimpeccablewithyourword #wordsmatter #silent #listen #empathy #kindness #understanding
Monique Gray Smith is a mixed heritage woman of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry and a proud Mom of fifteen year old twins. She is an award-winning, best-selling author and sought after consultant. Some of her books include: Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, Speaking our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, You Hold Me … Continue reading Ep. 85: Love is Medicine (With Monique Gray Smith)
What if we issued user-manual that made it easier for people to work with us? It’s almost certain that conflicts and misunderstandings would decrease and productivity would increase. That’s exactly what Dr. Adam Grant decided to do, after receiving some negative feedback from members of his team. He decided that it would be helpful for … Continue reading What If We Had User Manuals for People?
Have you ever wondered what the number one predictor for high-achieving teams was? What about optimizing the brain’s most basic neurochemicals to live a happier life? Did you know that there are three main ingredients to create belonging in the work place, and anyone, irrespective of title can contribute to doing so? In our episode … Continue reading Ep 79: The Secret to Health and Happiness (With Gail Markin)