It is important for all educators to understand and live by their purpose each and every day. Putting your purpose statement somewhere you can see it everyday is one simple way to keep yourself rooted in your purpose.
"The idea of unlocking unlimited potential is that inside all of us is an infinite power - that once we learn to harness, control, and unleash that it becomes contagious amongst our students..." - Dr. Brandon Beck
Dr. Brandon Beck discusses the ideas he shares in his book, Unlocking Unlimited Potential. George Couros and Dr. Brandon Beck continue this episode to talk more about how the idea of having a "growth mindset" can be used as more than a compliance tool when we bring out the passion of the students and use that passion to help our learners feel a connection to the work that we are doing. Knowing the stories of our learners can help us make connections as we discuss their emotions and passions. Dr. Brandon Beck shares this reflection: "The reason that people do not have a growth mindset is that they have lost something somewhere..." Listen in as the two do a deep dive into how we can understand the stories of the people we serve.
Brandon and Jeff Gargas recap #MasteryChat. Brandon provides a special surprise and they talk about the Power of your Purpose.
Brandon talks about his story as an educator with Todd Nesloney, author of "Kids Deserve It."
Dr. Brandon Beck talks about setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals and the R.P.M. method designed by Tony Robbins. When you begin to help your students understand how to set goals they will use the RPM method to be able to consistently achieve them.
You have to build your classroom (or school) on a foundation of CORE VALUES. This is similar to the way successful businesses are built upon core values. Watch this video to learn about taking the first step toward setting up your classroom with a strong foundation.