You Are the Line

One of the things I am passionate about is helping people understand growth vs fixed mentalities. A fixed mentality says that I am the sum of the gifts that I was born with. That I will have talents. But that I will also have no-talent areas. This idea shows up in statements like: “I am a reader”, or “I’m not … Read more

Oooops, I missed yesterday’s post or what to do when you didn’t do what you were supposed to do when you were supposed to do it.

I missed posting yesterday. I could go into all of the justifications, and there are a few, but thing is, I’d set myself a goal to be consistent so I could build a habit and I missed a deadline. I have a few ways, at least, to approach this event. Here are some of the obvious ones. You may see … Read more

Why should I bother with habits when I hate being tied to routine?

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

3 key ideas for writing resolutions that work!

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

Blog Welcome

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