The Power of Optimism

Happy Optimism Day! Throughout the world, the first Thursday in February is regarded as Optimism Day. At Conover, we believe in equipping people for success by teaching them about the skill of attitude and the power of optimism or positive thinking. We all have goals in life, whether it’s [...]

By |2023-02-02T12:33:50-06:00February 2nd, 2023|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on The Power of Optimism

3 Factors for Setting Achievable Goals

Setting goals is an essential part of any successful endeavor. Not only do goals provide a roadmap to success, but they also help keep us motivated and focused on our long-term goals. But what makes a goal achievable? Achievable goals are those that are realistic and attainable. They should be [...]

By |2023-01-31T12:47:39-06:00January 31st, 2023|Goal Setting and Achievement, Life Skills, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 3 Factors for Setting Achievable Goals

Setting SMART goals: Why Measurable Goals Matter

Goal setting is an essential part of any successful business or individual. But what does it mean to set measurable goals? And why is it important? In this blog, we will discuss how setting measurable goals can help you reach success and how to go about creating them. What [...]

By |2023-01-25T09:13:34-06:00January 25th, 2023|Goal Setting and Achievement, Life Skills|Comments Off on Setting SMART goals: Why Measurable Goals Matter

Taking Personal Responsibility in 2023

It's a new year, and many people are setting goals to better themselves. It is difficult, if not impossible, to stick to these goals without first learning about taking personal responsibility. Taking personal responsibility is a concept that can be difficult to define, but it’s an important life skill. [...]

By |2023-01-16T09:17:44-06:00January 16th, 2023|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Taking Personal Responsibility in 2023

Social Emotional Learning Skills to Focus On in 2023

As we close out 2022 and look ahead to 2023, it's an important time for reflection. Change can seem scary, but it also provides an opportunity for growth. One area that can benefit from this is social emotional learning (SEL). SEL is the process of developing skills like self-awareness, [...]

By |2023-01-03T10:07:38-06:00January 3rd, 2023|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Social Emotional Learning Skills to Focus On in 2023

5 Social Emotional Learning Skills for the Holidays

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year, especially when it comes to family dynamics. From birth order issues to disagreements, families have their own unique dynamic which can often lead to emotional outbursts during special occasions such as the holidays. To help you navigate the holidays [...]

By |2022-12-21T11:03:39-06:00December 21st, 2022|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 5 Social Emotional Learning Skills for the Holidays

4 Reasons Why Students Need SEL

In the past, education has focused mainly on cognitive skills such as reading, writing, math, and science. But today, social emotional learning (SEL) is gaining more attention as educators recognize the importance of teaching students how to navigate their emotions in order to become successful in life. Let's take [...]

By |2022-12-09T12:30:28-06:00December 9th, 2022|Education, Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Students Need SEL

3 Applied Math Skills for Special Education

Many students with special needs struggle with math. This is often due to a combination of difficulty understanding concepts, processing information, and/or retaining information. As a result, these students may require specialized instruction and accommodations in order to succeed in math class. There are a variety of applied [...]

By |2022-12-05T08:29:53-06:00December 4th, 2022|Education, Life Skills, SPED|Comments Off on 3 Applied Math Skills for Special Education

5 Tips for Motivation

Staying motivated at work can sometimes be a challenge, but with the right mindset and tactics, it is possible to stay engaged and productive in your job. Here are five tips to help you stay motivated: 1. Associate with positive, motivating people The first step to be motivated is [...]

By |2022-11-14T08:54:51-06:00November 8th, 2022|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Motivation

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