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What Makes A Habit of Service?

Think about the last thing you did to help someone else or the environment. It might be doing the food shop for your elderly neighbour, setting up a change.org petition, or volunteering at the local Park Run on a Saturday. 867 more words


The Education Nudge

Yesterday I had the distinct honor of being my youngest son’s guest for VIP Day at his elementary school. Okay…so Mom had to work and I filled in. 425 more words


Character Education

As societies evolve, the meaning of words change to reflect this evolution.  In the early stages of American history, character referred to personality, nature and qualities.  294 more words


The Worlds of the Tood Families

I developed the Toods, their families (kin) and their worlds for kids. These intriguing characters are potential friends and characters (character traits) to emulate. The stories and role-play that evolve can lead young people to develop a strong sense of self, kindness, resilience and connection through creative engagement. 242 more words


The Virtuous Poker Player: Is There Such a Thing?

The Godfather of Poker, Doyle Brunson, once said, ‘Poker actually isn’t about winning or losing; poker is about making the right decision.’ In my opinion, this is a very versatile saying. 1,291 more words


30 Days of Gratitude 

As we welcomed sweet November last week, we were reminded of how blessed we are to see another month, holiday season and our 5th year of public service as Maximizing Character in the coming year. 152 more words

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