Motivation pushes us, but most often, that push has a short-term effect. Many years ago, I went to a motivational seminar with a colleague. It was huge venue with music, a light show, lots of energy, and a speaker who was challenging me to ‘Step Up’! Yeah, baby! But, as I was driving home, I … Continue reading Telling and Yelling isn’t Reaching and Teaching
“Pop quiz hotshot. There’s a bomb on a bus. Once the bus goes 50 miles an hour, the bomb is armed. If it drops below 50, it blows up. What do you do? What do you do?!” We can recite movie lines with no notice. That quote is right there, ready to go. We can … Continue reading Pencils Down!