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Innovator’s Mindset

NO Excuses! Desire is the Currency.

May 2, 2017

When I first met George Couros, author of The Innovator’s Mindset, I told him I already had an innovator’s mindset. To which he replied by asking me about my ambitions as an educator and when I shared my dreams and goals with him, he said,… read more »

It Pays to Know the Pace

March 23, 2017

“If you get comfortable with people learning at different paces, you’ll help them reach their highest potential.”  George Couros The Innovator’s Mindset I remember when my little nephew, Cameron, was born. He was the only baby in our family at the time, and we… read more »

Be the Spark

March 14, 2017

“Our job sometimes is simply to be the spark, help build confidence, and then get out of the way.” “Sometimes, empowering just one person is all it takes to push an entire group.” George Couros  from The Innovators Mindset At the dinner table a few nights… read more »

“Just Don’t Share That Twitter Stuff…”

March 11, 2017

Recently I consulted several mentors of mine to gain advice about preparing for administration interviews. Cumulatively, they voiced a myriad of tips and wisdom for me to take along on this journey. A couple of suggestions were, “Tara, just be YOU and show them… read more »

Recognize Exceptionality

March 1, 2017

I recently listened to a podcast by StartEdUp featuring Dr. Yong Zhao. During which, Dr. Zhao shared “The Rudolph Effect.” If you’ve never heard it, you need to! (The link it listed below.) It’s incredible! He discussed what a shame it was that others… read more »