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WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 Beware Institutionalism: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

by Oliver DeMille

Mazes and Levels

beware institutionalism beware 2 Beware Institutionalism: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille Most organizations start out with a great mission, then run into challenges and focus on survival, then want to grow and shift their focus to trying to impress the world.

Eventually they become a roadblock to the very great mission and goals they set [...]

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WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 To Agree, or Not to Agree (That Really Is the Question) The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

by Oliver DeMille

Dislike or Disagree

Rachel glanced at the book on the back seat, then picked it up. “This looks really interesting,” she said. She thumbed through a few pages, then stopped and read silently. She skimmed a few more pages, came to a new chapter and stopped to [...]

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WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 Learning Styles Matter! The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

by Oliver DeMille

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Draw a Picture

“But I told him exactly what to do,” I said slowly, emphatically. “I even repeated it, then had him echo the expectation back to me to make sure he got it.”

I shook my head in frustration. “Four hours later, and he only did [...]

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WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 Ill Think While You Read  The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

By Oliver DeMille

“I’ll Think While You Read”

think read 2 996x1024 Ill Think While You Read  The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille It’s one of the most profound sentences I’ve ever read. Deep. Powerful. Moving. It comes from Chaim Potok’s classic book The Chosen, wherein the main characters are two 15-year-old boys. They meet at a baseball game where one of them hit [...]

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July 12

1817: Henry David Thoreau is born.

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“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”

~Henry David Thoreau

In order to live out his beliefs and to allow himself to be in nature, Thoreau built himself a cabin near Walden Pond, where [...]

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Natural Law and the Proper Role of Government…

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You’ve been meaning to get around to fixing America. Or Canada,  or Great Britain, or whatever great nation you call home.

We all know it’s broken. And Washington, Ottawa, London – they aren’t  the problem.

Well—okay; they are [...]

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WeeklyMentorBanner Did You Do It? The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

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A Blank Paper and A Name canstockphotojapanesemother Did You Do It? The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

Did you hold an interview with your kids this past Sunday? Or Saturday? Or any one day this past week?

Did you get a blank piece of paper and brainstorm what your son needs most in his life right now? What [...]

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WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 Less is More: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

An Essential Core Phase Skill for Every Parent

by Oliver DeMille

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It has happened to all of us.

We’re going about our lives, doing the things we do every day, and then suddenly, as if from nowhere, we experience a Paradigm Shift! An epiphany! A sudden burst of new [...]

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WeeklyMentorBanner 1024x216 Feed Your Mind: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

This week’s newsletter is written by a *different* Oliver DeMille – Oliver James DeMille, the son of TJEd founders Oliver and Rachel DeMille. Oliver James is 23 years old, the Conference Director for Youth for Freedom, a mentor to youth and a copy editor. He can also toss a [...]

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