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Empowering Paradigm Changes in the Family

We are all living our lives according to the way we see things—according to our own paradigms. Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, writes, “If you want to make minor, incremental changes and improvements, work on practices, behavior, or attitude. But if you want to make significant, quantum improvement, read more

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Leadership in Music

In this guest post, Sheila Baer, Beaufort Music teacher at Union R-XI Schools, shares specific details on how she is implementing leadership in music. Music is one of those subjects that hits many different content areas. When I attended my first Leader in Me Symposium, my wheels were spinning with excitement. With eagerness, I looked read more

International Student Speech Contest Finalists

2017 Finalists With nearly 300 speeches submitted by students throughout the world, including the U.S., Canada, Panama, Brazil, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Guatemala, it was very difficult to choose just eight students (one from each age group and category) in the Leader in Me International Student Speech contest as the Grand Prize winners. The finalists read more

2017 Leader in Me International Student Speech Contest Results

Students attending Leader in Me Schools (K–12) were encouraged to enter the 2017 Leader in Me International Student Speech Contest by submitting a video featuring a traditional speech or creative message on an engaging leadership topic that was important to them. One or more students could be featured in the video, and students could receive read more

Student Leadership Guides’ Video Tutorial

So you want to learn more about Leader in Me? Well, you found the perfect place to start! Our Student Leadership Guides are essential leadership lessons that help students learn and apply the 7 Habits and other 21st-century skills. In this video tutorial with Judy Yauch, you will be introduced to the new and improved read more

Our International Student Speech Contest Ends Soon!

Our second annual Leader in Me International Student Speech Contest will be accepting entries for exactly two weeks and two more days. Students K–12 attending a Leader in Me School have until March 31, 2017, to submit a two-minute video. A panel of judges will be limited to reviewing English-speaking videos in two categories: traditional and creative. read more

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Does Aligning Academics Help Students & Schools Achieve Their Goals?

More Insight on Aligning Academics We recently published a blog post with a link to our Aligning Academics webcast and a short summary of what Aligning Academics is all about. During that webcast, we heard one educator’s experience, but we wanted to take it one step further and get more feedback on the effectiveness of read more

Aligning Academics Webcast Recording

Understand Aligning Academics Join Dana Penick and Stephanie Taylor for an overview of the Aligning Academics one-day workshop. This is a recording of their January 23, 2017, live 60-minute webcast. With Aligning Academics, educators can learn how to achieve personal, team (class), and student goals with the 4 Disciplines of Execution®. This webcast provides participants read more