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Quote for the Day: President Theodore Roosevelt (Failing to Success)

It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better.  The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and […]

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Sometimes…You Only Plant the Seed (#7 – Reflections from the Frontline)

  Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #7 -Sometimes…You Only Plant the Seed Synopsis: Dr. Duncan tells the story of a child that appeared to have behavioral issues.  Dr. Duncan spent time with the student, even beating him home on one occasion so that he could talk to both he and his mother.  During a meeting […]

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Quote for the Day: George Adams (Success Never Alone)

There is no such thing as a “self-made” man.  We are made up of thousands of others.  Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the makeup of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our success.

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Quote for the Day: Edward de Bono (Knowledge)

Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers.  Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers.  The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven. 

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Social Promotion (#2 – Reflections from the Frontline)

  Reflections from the Frontline Reflection:  #2 – Social Promotion:  The School Improvement Parasite Synopsis: Dr. Duncan discusses his displeasure of the practice of passing students just to move the on.  Some teachers will move the student on to the next grade so that they do not have to deal with the student any longer.  […]

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Quote for the Day: Wisdom (cont)

Wisdom is Wealth. 

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Quote for the Day: Lean on Someone Greater than You

We do not suffer illness when the doctor is around. – Swahili Proverb

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Quote for the Day: Walk with Others

If you want to walk fast, walk alone; if you want to walk far, walk with others.  – African Proverb

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Quote for the Day: Feeling Blessed

I had no shoes and complained, until I met a man who had no feet. – Indian Proverb

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Quote for the Day: Henry Van Dyke

Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

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