“It is essential to prepare the students for their future careers with confidence.”- Pam Baker (01:17-01:26) Journeous podcast is about successful career transitions and navigating intentional journeys with insight, clarity, and confidence. In this week’s episode, Pam Baker and Cindy Hunt, in collaboration with a special guest, Mike Yates, talks about mastery-based learning. When Mike Yates became… Continue reading EP: 3 – Mastery-Based Learning Explained With Mike Yates
“It’s Important to Know the Different Interaction Styles.”— Cindy Hunt (06:34-06:37) Leaders and innovators are in a tight modern job market, seeking to hang on to their best employees and bring new hires up to speed. In this week’s episode, Cindy Hunt and Pam Baker talks about Retaining Employees — Make the Most of Your… Continue reading EP: 2 – Retain Employees: Make the Most of Your Team Now
“Don’t Make Resolutions Without an Action Plan.” - Pam Baker (00:46-01:09) It’s the year 2020! Many corporations and business owners are thinking about what it is that we want to change in the year ahead. How can we prevent wasting time on the unimportant and focus our attention on activities that rank in the top 20%… Continue reading EP: 1 – Stop Wasting Time. Hit The Mark In The Conversations That Matter.
Movie night in our house is now a tradition. The movie selection process can begin as early as breakfast – and can sometimes take all of 12 hours to finalize. You might say that ‘quick decision making’ is an area of growth in our house. This weekend, we’d settled on “A Dog’s Purpose“. I considered… Continue reading Our leadership blind spots
With the weather turning balmy I’ve been doing more walking in our neighborhood. A month or so ago our neighbors put in this beautiful new garden in front of their house, a lovely arrangement of plants, flowers, a stone path and a sculpture of this big turtle. Every time I walk by it I smile… Continue reading Are we weeding out our best stuff?
Near the end of the previous school year, I got in touch with one of my daughter’s teachers about how she was doing in class. Despite some amazing teachers and creative strategies to support her, she was having increasing difficulty with math and it was clearly taking a toll on her confidence. My daughter was… Continue reading The power of our beliefs
Last weekend my friend called me and asked if I could help her out on a film set she was working on. The person in charge of the production design had canceled last minute so she needed someone to replace them. At first I thought about rejecting the offer and telling her I was busy.… Continue reading Why To Try New Things
It was only a few years ago when I first heard about the concept of self-awareness. This notion of “self” had always been something unspoken, for I’d always been told it was psychologists who were in charge of analysing people and their patterns of behaviors. As a response to this abstraction, I struggled to understand… Continue reading The Power Of Self-Awareness
A few weeks ago, we were talking about the holiday work schedule and my daughter asked me if I was as lucky as dad to get the week off between Christmas and New Year’s. I smiled at the nuance of her question that she was oblivious to: As an entrepreneur, I now get to make… Continue reading Entrepreneur or Entrepreneur-ial?
Our daughters’ soccer season ended a few weeks ago. As we drove home from their final game I asked them what they’d thought of the season. They were on the same team, went to all of the same games, and were coached by the same coaches. In other words, the experiences they had were the… Continue reading Identifying Your Motivators