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Living Above the Line

Check out Tom Cody’s article about "Living Above the Line" in the September Issue of Advise, providing some insight on how the choices you make as advisor can greatly impact your students and the school at large. Advise_Sep18_Cody

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How do you Rebalance your Thinking?

What’s your trampoline? One of the biggest differences between those that are effective, both personally and professionally, is that they are aware of their thinking. They are aware of when it is working in their best interest and they are even more aware of when it’s...

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Check Your Frame.

We all have a frame through which we see the world. When you’re not getting the results you want to be getting out of a situation, it’s time to RE-Frame the situation. Change how you SEE; get curious. How you See influences what you Feel,…what you Feel influences what...

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Look For it.

Click here to enjoy this week's video blog. As always, please don't hesitate to reach out if you have questions or want to learn more about how Top 20 Training can help your school, business, or community. info@top20training.com

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It’s Time to Check In! (with your students)

It's Super Bowl week! If this current school year was the Super Bowl, it'd be just about halftime right now. Teachers have one more semester to foster the human development of their students. It’s time to assess what's happening with your students, regroup, and try...

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Educator Spotlight: Henning Schools, Henning, MN

This Educator Spotlight comes from an educator that works in a Resource Room in the Henning School District in Henning, MN. This district has been intentionally implementing Top 20 principles and strategies over the last three years. During a recent on-site training...

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Top 20 Spotlight: Rock Valley, Iowa

Two years ago, Rock Valley, Iowa, made the commitment to bring Top 20 to their community. Business leaders and school administrators joined together to make Social-Emotional Learning an important part of daily life in their town of 3500 people. Top 20 Training has now...

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It’s cold out, but I signed up for it!

It’s cold out. It’s only an Invitation folks. I choose to live in the great state of Minnesota,…and with that comes the reality of cold! I happen to enjoy the cold, but even if I didn’t, it doesn’t mean I have to lose track of my thinking, drop Below the Line, and...

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College Student Testimonial: University of Wisconsin-Stout

First-year college student at the University of Wisconsin-Stout (former Wayzata High School student) shares his thoughts on taking a Top 20 class in high school. After finding relevance and applicability in the class, Kyle then served as a student aide/mentor in the...

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Procrastination.

What stops us from doing unpleasant or burdensome tasks? It's those dreaded DFLIs (Don't Feel Like It) and DWANNAs (Don't Want To)! Procrastination is alive and well in your school by now, and Top 20 wants to help you exterminate that pest. Take a quick listen to Tom...

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