I wanted this year’s Back-to-School Convocation to highlight the ‘magic of Sheldon ISD’ and no one could have done a better job than Billy Riggs with setting the tone for that day. From his illusions to the insightful sharing of his life, Mr. Riggs emphasized that the ability to do great things lies within each of us … all we have to do is find our ‘magic.’ His magic is not of the hat and wand — it’s of the heart!
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In a head-scratcher that has been documented in numerous studies, giving people monetary rewards routinely reduces performance. But why? How do you know when offering cash rewards will help or hurt? Consider five quick mysteries. MYSTERY NUMBER ONE: Go back in time with me to 1995. You are a fly on the wall in a […]
The Power of Self-Deception
The capacity of the human mind for self-deception is astounding. Until we accept this fact, and consciously choose to look inward at our own personal belief systems (rather than attempting
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As we’re all reeling from the loss of jobs, restriction of travel and reduction of our income, you may benefit from