Excuses are even more attractive when the pressure is high

  (photo: Randomly selected from a colleague’s desk on last day at Disney.) Our excuses reasons to justify just going through the motions are even more attractive when the pressure is on. Take the December holidays. Crazy. Stressful. Are we completely unaware? Is it predictable? Does our positive attitude make seasonal exceptions to not be […]

Keener

    The front table of students were writing notes and the class had not yet begun. The teacher struck up a conversation since she had never met the students before – their enthusiasm was intriguing. They proclaimed they were all ‘Keeners’. What’s a Keener? The student’s use of the word keener is perfect. Turns out the whole room […]