Stephen Covey’s Four Autobiographical Responses

I'm trying to become a more effective and empathic listening, but inside the classroom and outside the classroom.  One of the things I really try focusing on is asking follow-up questions and not always say the usual, "oh, really? Interesting! Ok."  One of my friends from Australia called me out on a short, five-day vacation... Continue Reading →


Focusing On The Core-Genius – Sorry For My Disservice

I had a wonderful insight from one of my favorite colleagues last night.  30 floors in the sky we were talking about an array of things, but at the very end, we started talking about the core-genius.  He mentioned Jim Kwik, who's a podcaster, keynote speaker and mind guru.  He asked me, "Arsenio, if I... Continue Reading →

Jack Canfield – Chunk It Down

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.  The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small, manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. - Mark Twain Sometimes our biggest life goals seem so overwhelming.  We rarely see them as a series of small, achievable tasks.  However, if we... Continue Reading →

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