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Daniel Blanchard’s Interview of Educator and Author Angela Mahoney!

 Angela Mahoney, M.Ed., is the author of “I Can Work” a pre-vocational program, as well as a special education case manager at Rogers Park Middle School in Danbury, Connecticut. Angela has worked with students of all ages in a variety of settings for the past thirteen years. Her career includes a tenure at a private [...]

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Delayed Gratification!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog! Have you ever heard the term delayed gratification? Some people say that this soft skill is probably one of the most important social and emotional skills that one should learn if they really want to succeed in life. Unfortunately, not everybody fully appreciates the full over-arching power of [...]

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Daniel Blanchard’s Blog Interview of Musician John Mastroianni!

 John has performed as a professional musician since he was fifteen years old.  His talents as a saxophonist, woodwind doubler, composer, and arranger have led him to a diversity of musical experiences. John has performed, toured and/or recorded with artists such as Smokey Robinson, Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Donna Summer, Tony Bennett, Barry [...]

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BOOK BORROWINGS- The Psychology of Achievement by Brian Tracy

 Borrow this book if you have to! Borrow the information inside of the book if you are smart! And make it yours if you are wise! Brian Tracy asks, “Why are some people more successful than others?” at the beginning of this book. He eventually answers his question with the statement that achievers, whether they [...]

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Fly Your Butterflies In A Wedge Formation!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog! Have you ever had an uneasy feeling in your stomach? I know I have. As a matter of fact, I have had it a bunch of times. And I imagine since I am a human being and so are you that you probably have also had this very [...]

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Daniel Blanchard’s Blog Interview of Coach Shaw!

 Darwin Shaw has been a school teacher and coach at New Britain High School for the past 30 years. He teaches physical education and coaches boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball and is the head coach of the girls Outdoor Track and Field team. In addition, Darwin has just published his first book, Becoming Coach [...]

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A Little Nervous Energy is A Good Thing!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog! Distress, eustress, we stress. Hey, what can I say we all feel stress? And sometimes that is good, and sometimes not so good. Well, good or not, I want to stress with you that the word stress has gotten a bad rap. Wouldn’t you agree that most of [...]

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