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Significant or Meaningful – Defining Achievements

Would you classify your most important achievements in life as being significant, or meaningful?

Honestly, this isn’t a distinction that had ever crossed my mind prior to previewing Dov Baron’s newest course, All At Once. In one of the modules I experienced, however, Dov asks participants to create a list of significant achievements. This is a starting point – that particular module guides you through the process of defining the purpose of your achievements, which is either significant or meaningful.

As a bit of an “achiever” myself, I was happy to oblige. I cranked out a set of

Decreasing Truancy One Student at a Time

Dr. Nyeisha DeWitt was recently part of a drive that provided over 1000 pairs of shoes, hygiene kits, and school organization kits, 250 bus passes, and 1000 backpacks to students. This was all part of the Back to School Rally, a gathering designed to provide encouragement, support, and supplies to students and their families, as well as to continue her work connected to decreasing truancy.

A bit more difficult to quantify than shoes and backpacks?

The preparation and support meant help kids flourish in the academic world. So many students today struggle in school; they feel socially isolated, academically “stuck”, …