The Most Valuable On-the-Job Skills Come from Experience—But You Don't Have to Work a Lifetime to Master Them.
Often, it's the day-to-day issues, those not found in any training manual, that keep us from being our best at work. We've all looked back on challenges we've faced—whether they involved a boss, a coworker, or a customer—and thought, If I knew then what I know now, I would have handled that in a completely different way!
The old saying "Experience is the best teacher" has probably never been more true than in the workplace. But what if you could learn those important workplace lessons without having to go through the pain yourself? That's the idea behind The Great Employee Handbook.
CharacterStrong is a curriculum and training company whose goal is to strengthen students' character and social emotional skills by giving them opportunities to build relationships with their peers, teachers, and community. Foundational to our curriculums and trainings is strong emphasis on the importance of building relationships with others by serving them.
"Our intent for this page, as well as the many discussions it may spark between our members, is for we as State Executive Directors to take better advantage of what we ALREADY are - our own best resource for sharing and discovering great ideas as well as much needed professional and emotional support in these challenging times."
The Alliance for Student Activities has created an engaging presentation that pulls together the most current research, dialogue and thinking about the impact of co-curricular activities on student performance. Student Activities are the missing variable in too many educational reform equations. Watch video material on the website.