Category Archives: Personal Growth

Planning a WOW! Experience

Soon the hallways and classrooms will be bustling with the first day chaos of students returning to school.  Some kindergartners will be crying and clinging to their parents, and some parents will be crying and clinging to their kindergartners.  Elementary … Continue reading

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How to Build an Extraordinary Life: Farewell Address to the Grade 9s

The podcast below is the speech I gave to the Grade 9 class at their graduation on Friday, June 7, 2013.  It’s about 10 minutes long. I’m not sure of my speech flows all that smoothly or if it seems … Continue reading

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Playing the “What if” Game…Again

Today’s post has a little different flavour than my previous ones.  This time the test subjects aren’t my students.  It’s me, and the critical part is the little voice inside my head playing a more adult version of Shel Silverstein’s … Continue reading

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