Lessons for September

White, Yellow, and Orange Belts have been talking about Focus. Focus is paying attention to ONE thing at a time. We like to talk about it at this time of year because Focus is extremely important for every student’s favorite thing in the entire world…school! Focus is essential when learning new things and when mastering

Lincoln Settles a Problem

Abraham Lincoln ran a legal practice, but he never encouraged litigation that was unnecessary. One day, as Lincoln was working at his practice, a man entered the establishment in an impassioned state. He pleaded with Lincoln to bring suit against a man who was impoverished and in debt. The man wanted to sue the debtor

Lessons for February – Mr. Stanford

Goal Setting is a great things to learn at a young age. This month kids will talking about Goal Setting and Motivation. White, Yellow, and Orange belts will continue talking about Goals and setting S.M.A.R.T. (Specific. Motivating. Achievable. Relevant. Trackable.) goals. Purple belts and above will be talking specifically about one aspect of goal setting:

Stop Making Excuses

Just recently a great number of people set goals, New Year’s resolutions, for 2016. Unfortunately, statistically speaking, by the time you read this most will have already given up on them. Sure I understand that things get in the way, and sometimes we set a “goal” that isn’t really a priority. At times things that

Dream, and then GET TO WORK!

So everyone has just finished celebrating the holidays and the new year. And just like every new year, many will look at their lives and set new goals, dreams new dreams, and decide what they want to try to make different or better in coming year. Socrates said “The unexamined life is not worth living.”