One of the significant shifts in my health journey is not that I have worked hard at it (I feel I always have), but that I have become more disciplined. I have always exercised, but my eating habits have changed significantly. I am pretty focused on not only what I…


As I have shared before, ideas will pop into my head, and I tend to jump in without much planning and figure out where things will take me.

I heard this in a podcast one day, and although I do not know the source, it challenged my thinking:

“The difference…


This past week, I was blessed to be interviewed by Vshred, one of the programs I used as part of my health journey, and they asked me to share a “before and after” photo with them. …


I originally wrote this post in 2016, and I am thinking about how it applies to the context of 2021.

Here is the original image that summarizes all of the main points of the article:


Every year, I try to take some time away from work and “creating” to refresh my brain and develop new ideas or things that I want to try. At the start of 2020, I started a new podcast, and it is one of my favorite things that I have the…


Investment (Definition) — an act of devoting time, effort, or energy to a particular undertaking with the expectation of a worthwhile result.

I started traveling again for work, and I have had a bit of apprehension about the process. I love the work I do, and I don’t mind traveling…


The third part of my new book, “Because of a Teacher,” is focused on providing advice that you would give to yourself as a first-year teacher. When I described my hopes for this chapter, it was to share a vulnerability in their own practice as truly accomplished educators and help…


This is one of my favorite quotes on education from my friend, AJ Juliani:

We talked about this recently on my podcast, and I discuss thinking about shifting from moving to engagement to empowerment.

When I first started teaching, my focus was to make sure students were really interested in…


Now and then, a post that I wrote years ago is tweeted my way, and it is a chance to look back at what I used to share and evaluate my thinking today. The one that was recently shared with me was “5 Ways to Influence Change,” that I originally…

George Couros

Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant. I also like dogs.

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