Doubt your Doubting!

A Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOP0HvD6E_g Doubt your doubting! Yes you read that correctly! We all need to doubt our doubting. I don’t know about you, but I haven’t found any way yet not to have doubts. As a matter of fact I don’t think I know anybody that doesn’t have doubts. …

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Is Your Thinking, Stinking?

A Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XFLTDQ4JMk Is your “Thinking”, “Stinking”? Hmm…  “What an odd question?” You may be asking right about now. True… But it’s true… Most of us are our own victims to stinking thinking. Come on, admit it! Every one of us knows that our minds are racing all day …

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Go The Extra Mile!

A Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGkkKLM2HVE My Granddaddy once told me that the park was a great place to learn. I didn’t understand it at the time, but as I progressed through my teen years, I eventually noticed that most students who depended just on the classroom for their education rarely accomplished …

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Transformational Vocabulary

A Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog WATCH DAN’S VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tM0wFIFcysM Scenario One: “Good morning. How are you?” asked Billy. “Okay, I guess.” answered Mary. Scenario Two: “Hello. How are you?’ asked Manny. “Good.” replied Kiara. Scenario Three: “Hi. How are you?” asked Jimmy. “Fine.” replied Curtrell. This is a typical human transaction or greeting that I …

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It’s About A “7”!

A Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog WATCH DAN’S VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXxb_-DlTmU It’s about a “7” is what I usually tell myself on any typical day. And it usually doesn’t matter what my schedule is, or who I’m with, it’s still about a “7”. Some times it may slide just a little under “7” or just a little …

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Play Like A Champion!

A Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog WATCH DAN’S VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBYb79Coi3M *I post this at the door of every classroom I teach in and have my students touch it on the way in and out every day. Never think like a victim. Don’t waste energy casting blame. Focus on the goal and work day by day to …

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The Other Side of Fear!

A Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog WATCH DAN’S VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NC4j92AprQ My Granddaddy once told me that everything good that I want lies just on the other side of FEAR! As a young boy, I didn’t quite understand what he was talking about. I was certain that I wasn’t afraid of anything. And anybody who was afraid …

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