Author: George Couros

Just some thinking out loud…I have no idea where this is going, but I am “writing to learn” not only to share my learning. This excerpt from my book, “The…

Read More On the Path to “Purpose”

My good friend Katie Martin, author of “Learner-Centered Innovation,” and I were having a conversation about the importance of focusing on going beyond “test scores” in education and focusing on…

Read More Learning to Learn Beyond the Test

From James Clear on the idea of”Giving Up”: Life is a constant balance between giving into the ease of distraction or overcoming the pain of discipline. It is not an…

Read More The Willingness to Start

I am currently recording some podcast episodes that I am planning to release in January 2020.  Honestly, I am frustrated with the process.  My mic sounds terrible and doesn’t have…

Read More The Needed Struggle of Learning

I saw the following tweet from Chasity Beatty and wanted to share a few thoughts:   The simple answer is this; yes, there is failure. But in all failure, there can…

Read More The Feedback of Failure

I recently shared this video based on an interaction that I had with a teacher who was sharing about how they felt uncomfortable trying new things.  I wanted to share…

Read More The Fear of Success

Here are two things that I have been thinking about a lot lately. 1. Any success I have had in the past and in the future has never ever been…

Read More A Moment of Gratitude

At times, you have to say “no” to good things to be able to say “yes” to important things. You can’t do it all. Be mindful and choose wisely. The…

Read More Enjoying Moments that Matter