Social Skills: Controlling Emotions

Controlling personal emotions is important in life and especially the workplace. This is something that students seldom think about. Generally, they are used to "wearing their heart on their sleeve." However, behaving this way is unacceptable in the workplace. Having emotions or feelings about things is normal, but controlling these [...]

Bullying Prevention & Self-Control: Awareness of Self-Control

Are you aware of your level of self-control? What about your students? You may be very aware of your ability to control yourself, or maybe you have never really thought about it. But you can probably tell which students have high levels of self-control and which ones could use some [...]

Social Skills: Interpersonal Communication Skills

Social skills are the methods people use to communicate with others. The process of using social skills is called socialization. Social skills are also known as interpersonal communication skills. In the workplace people communicate with each other everyday. Strong interpersonal communication skills enable them to talk with all types of [...]

Social Skills: Why Your Students Need Them

Success in the workplace is not just determined by who works the hardest or does the "best job". Technical skills and knowledge are useful, but being able to build relationships with people is critical to succeeding in the workplace. Social skills are what enable people to talk to and connect [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|0 Comments

Personal Responsibility & PBIS

What is Personal Responsibility? We are responsible for our own lives. This idea is at the very heart of personal responsibility. Personal responsibility is the level of commitment people are willing to make in setting clear goals and taking full responsibility to achieve them. Personal Responsibility is the last scale [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Common Mistakes with Conflict Resolution

Part of successful conflict resolution involves being aware of the common mistakes people make when resolving conflicts. Having this knowledge can help you avoid these mistakes and correct them in your conflict resolution process. As you begin to teach and implement conflict resolution in your school or organization keep the [...]

Self-Improvement & PBIS

Self-improvement is the eleventh scale of our Personal Responsibility Map®, which is the core assessment in our goal setting and self-determination program. What exactly is Self-Improvement? Self-improvement is a profound desire to change in order to improve as an individual. This change can occur in any area of life, whether [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Improved Conflict Resolution

Conflict is an inevitable part of life. Psychotherapist Joyce Marter states, “We all experience conflict; whether we choose to master it or let it master us determines our destiny.” Below we cover several techniques that will help your students learn how to effectively resolve conflict and prevent bullying in your [...]

Resiliency & PBIS

Resiliency is the tenth scale of our Personal Responsibility Map®, which is the core assessment in our goal setting and self-determination program. Resiliency is the ability to work through activities and cause bottom-line results to happen. Resiliency includes the ability to bounce back from setbacks and to achieve a stated [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

The Benefits of Conflict Resolution

Teaching effective Conflict Resolution requires a lot of time and commitment. One of the ways to further engage your students in the conflict resolution process is to help them understand why conflict resolution is beneficial in the first place. If students can't see the need to effectively resolve conflicts they [...]