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How can you use strengths to navigate unfair situations? The VIA website shares a pretty entertaining video illustrating fairness and this concept’s ability to be understood by animals, specifically monkeys. In the video, two […]
Imagine how inspiring it would be to gather with 1300 people across the world devoted to studying what enables individual and societies to thrive. That is exactly what happened in Montreal this weekend at the […]
by Lynn Ochs
As a lifetime educator I have experienced moments that cause me to pause, stand still, and absorb every sight, sound and emotion that surrounds me. These are the moments that take my breath away. They […]
“If you could talk to her, what would you tell your younger self?” Six women thought-leaders shared their wisdom. Their responses are as unique as the women that they are; however, there are virtues and strengths […]
Why are you here? is a common and reasonable question for outsiders entering a community to provide help and support. Indeed, outsiders engaging in community-based initiatives tend to have very little real “skin in the […]
Later this week Deer Park Community School District and Mayerson Academy will present Transforming School Cultures for Student Success: A Strength-based Approach at the Educators Connect for Success Conference at The Ohio State University. Hosted […]
In the recent blog post, Strengths Beyond School, Carly Rospert introduced the Mayerson Academy vision of expanding our strengths work beyond the school building and into the community. We believe that activating a community wide strengths […]
What a great start to the year! Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 5 to Thrive Challenge we launched in January. We loved hearing comments from our friends who participated in Cincinnati, across […]
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