DISCover Your Personality Style
DISCover Your Personality Good counselors and educators do things well. Great counselors teach and inspire others to do things well. This month I was at the Kentucky School Counselor Conference in Lexington, Kentucky (shout out to all the GREAT counselors that I met there), where I taught a session on understanding personality style and working…
2 Secrets to Successful Selling
Often when we try to sell our product or service we begin by… selling our service. We go in a bookstore and ask them to carry our book. We attend a networking event and expect someone to sign up for coaching. We create a webinar and expect participants to sign up for our program. Then…
You are one of my thankfuls…
Sometimes kids are the best at summing up life’s lessons. My friend Ellen’s grand-daughter, Carleigh, did that at Thanksgiving a few years ago. When asked what she was thankful for, she responded without hesitation, “YOU!” meaning of course my friend and her Gigi, Ellen. Wouldn’t you be excited to to hear who is thankful for…
Ten ways to make the most of a conference
Make the Most of a Conference Do you love attending conferences that get you fired up and energized? Do you leave a conference and a few days later wonder where the momentum went? Do you wish you could bottle the information and energy of a great conference? Stephen Covey in his Seven Habits of Highly Successful…
I walked 120 miles!
I recently saw the movie, Wild which chronicles Cheryl Stray’s 1,100 mile walk along the Pacific Crest Trail. While I can’t say I accomplished something quite that monumental, I do have a homegrown story of a group of women who took on a physical challenge. This energetic group of women wanted to create changes in their…
Kids Can Learn a Lot From a Dog
We often share stories with kids of people who have overcome great odds in order to become successful. The examples are many but I recently got to thinking what could kids learn from a dog that overcame great odds? In 2014 I attended the US Disc Dog National World Cup Competition in Cartersville, Georgia. This…
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What People Say About The Wyatt Books
kind words from educators, parents, and kids!
"Going to kindergarten is a milestone for everyone and the beginning of the year is usually filled with excitement and angst. Wyatt the Wonder Dog addresses the typical concerns that most children have in a sweet and relatable way. Kindergarten really is fun!"
"Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Teamwork is another great example of helping kids improve their social skills. It teaches kids the power of working together and how much better we are when we work as a community"
"[Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Mindset] This book is funny! It's dogs doing things that only people do! I learned to try new things."
Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Giving is a delightful book that teaches kids (and reminds adults, as well) that generosity is possible no matter how old, young, rich or poor we are. This is a powerful message and an engaging story that every child will love.
~Jen McDonough, author of Living Beyond Rich
Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Friendship teaches not only friendship and making connections, but also how to become successful at problem solving. Great for school counselors, teachers and families. Bravo!
Sharissa Shatten~ School Counselor
Feeling left out? Need help getting along with friends? Wyatt the Wonder Dog Learns about Cooperation weaves important life skills into engaging story telling. Join Wyatt as he learns how to be the superhero in his group of friends by using cooperation and compromise.
~MaryFrances Gonzalez MACCCSLP
Have you ever had a friend that did some things that you disagreed with? Wyatt does and he doesn't know what to do about it. Join Wyatt as he learns that being honest with his friend is the best and only way to solve the problem. A great story!
~Lynn Hughes M.Ed. school counselor
If you've ever lost your lunch money or misplaced your favorite toy, you can relate to Wyatt the Wonder Dog. This adorable story offers simple, helpful ideas that kids and parents can use to make life less stressful and more fun!
~Erin K. Casey, author