All posts tagged: motiviation

The Teacher is Talking: Goals…the rewards of higher Education

By Leslie Lindsay   Remember this poster from Deck the Walls, that print store that one could find in just about every mall across the country in the late 1980’s and 1990’s?  I don’t think we ever had this poster in our home, but my dad would point it out to me every time we were in that store, “And this is why you need to study hard and go to college.”    And speaking of malls… how about those kiosks that cluttered the “mall hall” with cheesy inspirational sayings?  Yep–I’m talking “Succesories” here (http://www.successories.com).  Seems they had a plaque or poster or something for everything “important” in life” success, goal-setting, teamwork, creativity…   Bear with me, I am getting to something.  Last week, we talked a little about the idea that failure may be the best antidote for success… and today, I present a little blurb about goal setting.  That’s right:  those goofy little benchmarks we give ourselves to see if we are measuring up.  Or, maybe it’s not a ‘measuring up’ thing at all–but …