Knowing what our current habits are is essential to taking action to change them. Every habit book I have ever read has advocated keeping a journal to identify what we’re doing at a given time. In the era of smart phones this is easier than ever. Keep a small book with you, I like the little, pocket sized Moleskine Journals … Read more
Habits are powerful things and like all powerful things they have both light and shadow sides. Because many of us, especially young people, are drawn to flexibility and the power of possibility we feel free when we are living completely in the moment we are often resistant to habits and routines. The thing of it is. We live our lives … Read more
Happy New Year! Have you set your resolutions yet? Are they grand? Will your resolutions help you stretch yourself and grow? Or, have you given up on resolutions altogether because you always crap out on them and you’re tired of feeling bad about yourself for never living up to your dreams? I mean, no-one likes to feel bad about themselves, … Read more
One of the biggest challenges that I face on a day to day basis is the fear of getting “it” wrong when I have to do something. I remember a time in a job where I was supposed to be the leader of a project to try something that few people had done at the time. Because few people had … Read more
How do you know you need a private tutor? To answer this I really need to address what it is a tutor does. A tutor is not the same as a teacher. At the risk of overly simplifying things, a teacher’s role is to present a curriculum. A curriculum is a set of interrelated topics that will help a student … Read more
I don’t know anyone who wants to be subpar. We all want to feel like we are excellent. So, what do you need to do in order to be excellent? Well, there are a lot of things you can do. Let’s take three. Show up! It is so easy to tell ourselves stories about why we can’t show up. We’re … Read more
This is a test of the GED category. In the coming days I will add posts to this category about the upcoming changes in the GED, how to do better on the GED, how to study for the GED and other similar tests and more.
Welcome to the Web Home of The Tutoring Company. I use my blog to post about things that I find interesting, talk about learning issues and ideas that I believe in, and to answer questions that my students or readers post. I hope that you find the information useful and the explanations clear. Take a look around. Add your name … Read more