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Admissions Strategy! Attending AISAP…

I feel fortunate to be attending the AISAP Annual Institute with our Admissions Team, Susanne Goldman and Rebecca Cushing. We are hearing many important messages Including: the role of “love” coaching and building programs the value of intrinsic rewards over … Continue reading

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Busy People NEED quiet time… Harvard Business Review

The case for slowing down and cultivating a mindfulness practice has never been stronger. In our busy modern lives, we need to find quiet time, for thinking and reflecting and expressing gratitude. I am confident that our students, who are … Continue reading

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The Secret to a Meaningful Life…Study of Introverts vs. Extraverts

I am intrigued by Little’s notion that a personality trait does not have to dictate what personal projects one takes on. I even think the notion of a personal project is foreign to many of us. This concept of what … Continue reading

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New York Times Op-Ed by Tony Schwartz on distraction and attention

I had the opportunity to learn first-hand from Tony Schwartz, who spoke at a Head’s Conference in New York a few years ago., I have been intrigued by ¬†The Energy Project¬†ever since. Enjoy! New York Times Op-Ed by Tony Schwartz … Continue reading

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Back from the west coast…

Professional development in the summer is a powerful way to submerge oneself into a topic. This summer, Tuxedo Park School faculty are doing interesting things in California, Delaware, Massachusetts, Quebec and Manhattan… Light the fire? Check. See what some of … Continue reading

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AISAP Summer Institute, Stephen Johnson, Where Ideas Come From…

Watch this. How do we engender creativity and innovation in our schools? The TPS faculty is reading Ken Robinson’s Out of Our Minds RSAnimated video link here:

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