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

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

Why SEL is Essential in a Post-Pandemic World

The pandemic has changed the way we view social-emotional learning (SEL), with educators recognizing its importance more than ever. SEL is a process used to help students develop the skills they need to manage their emotions, build relationships, make responsible decisions and solve problems. With increasing evidence showing how [...]

By |2022-12-12T11:55:38-06:00December 12th, 2022|Education, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Why SEL is Essential in a Post-Pandemic World

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

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

5 Workplace Readiness Skills Every Young Adult Needs

You’ve probably heard the term “workplace readiness skills” before, but what does it really mean? Put simply, workplace readiness skills are the skills and traits that employers value most in their employees. They’re often soft skills, like communication and teamwork, that are important in any work environment.  Whether you’re [...]

By |2022-11-08T12:07:21-06:00November 8th, 2022|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on 5 Workplace Readiness Skills Every Young Adult Needs

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