Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.'" A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.Read More
This video depicts the hard work one must go through to be successful. Using an analogy of a old man and young boy out in the water, the speaker explains that if you truly want to succeed, you need to want it more than you want air. Whatever you do, it must be a key piece of your life; it must be a part of you. It will take sacrifice, dedication, and passion.
- What do you have this kind of passion for in your life?
- How important is passion in your life? Do you focus more on “resume builders” or things you are truly passionate about?
- Does seeing other people’s passions inspire and motivate us? How does this translate to leadership? If others see how passionate you are about positive values, (acceptance, positivity, love etc) will it influence them?