Posts filed under: Motivation

Tomorrow, the defending national champion and #1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide lines up against the LSU. The two have much in common. They are both from the SEC. They played for the BCS National Championship game in January. They have...
What are the traits that lead to success? This TED Talk by analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an 3-minute presentation on the real secrets of success. Is there a 9th one you would like to add?...
Great quotes say alot in a few words. Enjoy this video featuring a collection of some of the best motivational quotes. To give credit to the creators of the video, read more great quotes at http://www.allgreatquotes.com/motivational_quotes.shtml. The video was produced...
Dr. Eldon Taylor tells this story, a parable about the great potential locked hidden behind low self-expectations.   How many eagles do you know who are living in the chicken coup?...
A friend of mine, Wayne Washam, often said, “There are some kids the band needs, and there are some kids who need the band.” This video, which illustrates a true story from my teaching career, spotlights a young man who...
In the last post, you heard an inspiring message from a young man which has shared countless times over the last few years. As a speaker, what can you learn from this speech? Read “How can you inspire your audience?...
I certainly do…after watching this. The speaker is Dalton Sherman, who at the time was a 5th grader. The audience consisted of 17,500 teachers and other employees of the Dallas Independent School District as they prepared to begin their school...
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. -Henry Ford...
This TED Talk, filmed in March 2011, seems particularly timely for Mother’s Day....
The opening loop from the ISTE 2010 Conference Kickoff included famous explorers, artists, scientists, and athletes with their quotes about excellence and exploration. Here is that presentation:...