Raising Future Leaders: lessons from a Duke University sports psychologist

I had the fortune and opportunity this morning to sit in on a presentation about sports and leadership for parents of high school students, given by Greg Dale, sports psychologist for Duke University. What may be odd about this, as my blog readers know, is that I have a second grader, making him still five years removed from high school. My biggest take-away from the presentation – all of the rules of high school sports psychology and parenting very much still apply to lower school! Continue reading

Challenging Change In Education: Building Young Leaders

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the possibility of an online degree plus experience being more valuable than a traditional college degree by itself.

 Adapting to Our World: will an online degree plus experience and skills be greater than a traditional college degree?

 I’d like to take that one step further and touch on a second quality that employers are thirsting for in their new recruits…LEADERSHIP SKILLS. Continue reading