Our Moral Compass: The Foundation That Trust Is Built Upon

"Building trust requires nothing more than telling the truth." -Simon Sinek One of the most important things we can do when attempting to build trust with one another is to tell the truth. Author and speaker Simon Sinek expresses this in today's quote. It sounds simple enough but when push comes to shove and the … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: The Foundation That Trust Is Built Upon

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 431): It’s Your Choice

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 431): It’s Your Choice

Our Moral Compass: Deciding To Rise When We Fall

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." -Confucious In one of the Batman movies starring Christian Bale he said to Michael Caine who played his Butler Alfred: Bruce Wayne : I wanted to save Gotham. I failed.  Alfred Pennyworth : Why do we fall sir? So that we … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: Deciding To Rise When We Fall

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 425): What Emotion Is Always In Season

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 425): What Emotion Is Always In Season

Our Moral Compass: Decide To Forgive

"Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future." -Paul Boese Author Paul Boese's quote about forgiveness is straight and to the point. Essentially whatever mistake or wrongdoing was done is in the past unless you personally know Doc Brown and can jump in the Delorean to fix it which is not … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: Decide To Forgive

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 419): Make Sure To Give Ground To Others To Rise Above

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 419): Make Sure To Give Ground To Others To Rise Above

Our Moral Compass: Be Better Than Yourself

"Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself." -William Faulkner American Disc Jockey Casey Kasem used to say at the end of each of his radio shows encouraging the audience to "Keep your feet … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: Be Better Than Yourself

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 413): It’s About The Climb

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 413): It’s About The Climb

Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 410): What’s In Our Control

Welcome to the Our Moral Compass Podcast. Each daily reading focuses on a different quote on how we can best apply it to our own moral compass and one of the five areas in Social Emotional Learning: Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making. Thank you for listening and we hope you … Continue reading Our Moral Compass Podcast (Episode 410): What’s In Our Control

Our Moral Compass: Choosing To Be Curious = Choosing To Be Vulnerable

"Choosing to be curious is choosing to be vulnerable because it requires us to surrender to uncertainty. Its wasn't always a choice; we were born curious. But over time, we learn that curiosity, like vulnerability, can lead to hurt. As a result, we turn to self-protecting--choosing certainty over curiosity, armor over vulnerability, and knowing over … Continue reading Our Moral Compass: Choosing To Be Curious = Choosing To Be Vulnerable