Some of us are afraid of failure, others of success. In his book “Failing Forward,” John Maxwell explains that failure is not something to fear but to embrace for its ability to teach. Maxwell’s concepts were illustrated on this week’s episode of The Apprentice starring Bren as “The Risk Taker,” Kristen as “The Blamer,” and, […] Read more

Life is not a board game. It is messy and unpredictable requiring the flexibility of Gumby and the imagination of Mr. Potato Head. You don’t get to collect $200 each time you pass Go, there are no Get Out of Jail Free cards and buying Trump Tower is not as easy as buying Baltic Avenue. […] Read more

How many motivational speakers does it take to change an attitude? Net Worth should have been walking on sunshine. They won the first contest, dined at 21 and learned from Donald Trump that they had triple the income of their Book Smart competitors. So how did they go from winners to providing their motel guests […] Read more

There’s a lot of buzz about the new season of The Apprentice where “Book Smarts” takes on “Street Smarts.” As a specialist in project-based learning, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to use this network program to highlight the pros and cons of traditional education and project-based/hands-on learning. To make it more interesting, I’ve asked […] Read more

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