Winners Have A Recipe For Success. Follow it!
Two eggs and three cups of sugar… Oh… Wait a second… Was that three eggs and 2 cups of sugar? Maybe I should use a handful of that white stuff. I think it’s called flour. How big of a handful though?
You want to know what I think? I think someone should write down what to do, what stuff to mix, how much stuff to mix, and in what order to mix all that stuff. What? Somebody has already done that! And it’s called a recipe!
Cool beans! You mean baking can be as simple as carefully following a recipe that someone else has already done all the hard messy work of creating!
Okay, folks, you know I’m joking around a little bit here. I knew recipes existed before today. Honestly, I really did! I mean, come on, everyone knows that recipes exist, and that they make our lives easier, right?
Well, the point that I’m really trying to make here is that if chefs have already put their easy-to-follow success secrets down on paper, doesn’t it make sense that other masters from other fields have also written down their recipes, even if they don’t call them “recipes”?
As a matter of fact, I’m willing to bet that if you look hard enough, that no matter what your dreams are, you can find some master that has shared his or her secrets of success in an easy to follow step-by-step recipe. It’s a little bit like the famous Buddhist Proverb. When the student is ready, the recipe (teacher) will appear.
Check out this interview Dan did with Senior Editor Micheal Shaughnessy of Educational Views about Dan’s professional development book in December of 2016: http://www.educationviews.org/daniel-blanchard-professional-development-city-schools/
Check out this amazing teen Ryan Graham: http://milwaukeenns.org/2017/01/04/teens-grow-greens-work-leads-to-national-recognition-for-north-side-student/