Achievement, week 1

Our in-class discussion topic for the month of December will be Achievement.  During this week, we will talk together about how Achievement means focusing our efforts on accomplishing a goal.  Our in-class discussion lesson for this week follows below: “Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” — John Wooden (Basketball coach and author) Our new discussion topic…

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Opportunity, Week 4

We will continue our discussion of Opportunity this week during our lessons.  We’ll be talking together about how Opportunity also involves commitment on our part.  Our in-class discussion topic for this week follows below: “Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.”  —…

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Opportunity, week 2

We will continue our discussion of Opportunity during our lessons this week, November 3.  This week, we’ll be talking together about how taking up an Opportunity can sometimes require great courage from us.  Our in-class discussion lesson follows below: “We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” —…

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Opportunity, week 1

We will begin a new discussion topic during our lessons this week — Opportunity.  We will be discussing this topic during the month of November.  During our lessons this week, we will talk together about the basic meaning of Opportunity, and how to recognize it.  Our in-class discussion lesson for this week follows below: “Opportunity…

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Perseverance, week 4

We will be concluding our discussion of Perseverance in our lessons this week.  We will be considering how Perseverance helps us to overcome obstacles, and develop ourselves as people.  Our in-class discussion lesson for this week follows below: “Never give in, never give in, never, never, never — in nothing, great or small, large or…

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Perseverance, week 3

We’ll be continuing to talk about Perseverance in our lessons this week.  We’ll be talking about how belief in ourselves, and in the value of what we are doing, motivates us to show Perseverance.  Our in-class discussion lesson for this week follows below: “We must have perseverance, and above all confidence, in ourselves.  We must…

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Perseverance, week 2

As we talk together about Perseverance in our lessons this week, we will consider the role this plays in achieving our goals, and keeping our promises.  Our in-class discussion lesson for this week follows below: “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”…

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Perseverance, week 1

We will begin our discussion of Perseverance during our lessons this week.  Perseverance will be our in-class discussion topic throughout the month of October.  We’ll be talking together about the basic meaning of Perseverance in our lessons this week.  Our in-class discussion lesson for this week follows below: Definition:  steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty…

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Timing, week 4

We will continue our discussion of Timing during our lessons this week (September 22).  We’ll be talking about the importance of finding the right time to speak to another person.  Our in-class discussion for this week follows below: “You win battles by knowing the opponent’s timing, and using a timing which the opponent does not…

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Timing, week 3

We will continue our discussion of Timing during this week by considering the what and why of “procrastination”.  Our in-class discussion lesson for this week follows below: “You cannot afford to wait for perfect conditions.  Goal setting is often a matter of balancing timing against available resources.  Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect…

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