She’d worked there for 3 years already, but going by her stress levels, it could have been her first day. Finally, the time had come to pitch her idea to the guys in the C-Suite and she knew that the next 40 years of her career could rest on this one moment. Talk about pressure! […]
“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”- Theodore Roosevelt Some of the greatest minds of our times have touched on the idea that there is value in being known and that relationships are what’s needed to build trust. This messaging is apparent in politics as “we the people” […]
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger: how School District Leaders can encourage post-traumatic growth in their students.
“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”; as we navigate the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, this old cliché might sound a little trite, or even hopelessly optimistic. But, as with many of our well-worn adages, this one contains more than a nugget of wisdom. While traumatic events, whether individual or collective, can […]
The virus does not discriminate — but many in schools do. What are you doing to protect your students?
By: Won-Fong Lau Johnson, PhD, NCSP, Assistant Director of Service Systems at UCLA-Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, and Speaker & Trainer at iOpening Enterprises Times of great crisis are also times of great potential –– just look at the world-changing shifts in gender equality we were able to make in the wake of WWII, […]