June 2009 Blog Posts
Question: My daughter’s Learning Style indicates she has a strong preference for intake. I myself also noticed that her concentration improves when she’s allowed to chew or nibble on things. Unfortunately, teachers don’t allow chewing gum during ballet lessons or piano lessons, and gum is banned at school. What can I do?
Answer: The first step is to show the teachers your daughter’s Learning Style Results (see sample) and explain why chewing is such an important part of some children’s learning process. If they are not flexible on gum, perhaps they would allow a sports drink bottle in class. You can...
Do you remember Pilot C.B. "Sully" Sullenberger? He is the captain who successfully landed his plane, full of passengers, in the Hudson River earlier this year? His quick decision and skill saved 155 lives.
Nevertheless, his solution was totally outside the box. The air-traffic controller who handled the flight thought landing in the river would be a death sentence for all aboard. "People don't survive landings on the Hudson River," 10-year veteran controller Patrick Harten said afterwards.
So what went right? Sullenberger said in an interview afterwards that his success could be ascribed to the years of training. It was part of...
I know about sleep. But what are learning styles?
A learning style is the unique set of preferences and non-preferences that determines the optimal way in which an individual concentrates and works.
Does your learning style help you solve problems and be creative?
In a nutshell, yes. If you work in an environment compatible with your learning style, you will be more productive, more creative and more able to solve problems.
Oh. Is that all?
No, not at all. Did you know what the latest research discovered? They looked into the correlation...
What is a Learning Style / Working Style? It’s the unique set of preferences and non-preferences that determines the way in which you concentrate and work at your very best.
The Busy Parent
The busy parent has:
· a job away from home,
· children in after-school care
· and dinner to make.
Objective-driven and focussed, the busy parent wears many hats and is a great organiser.
If that’s you, chances are that your Working Style is analytic (click here to see what that means). But how well do you react to change in your life? Does your children’s impulsive behaviour...