Entries by Robert Zeitlin

What are you waiting for?

Heroes take action. We admire people who act boldly. But sometimes we overdo our fascination with “taking action.” We like to say: Don’t just sit there, do something. Get to your desk early and stay until closing time. We become slaves to the clock, not to innovating or growing. We act busy and tell ourselves […]

Who is on Your “Starting Five”?

Author Jim Rohn suggested that you are the “average” of the five people with whom you spend the most time in your life. Think about the people with whom you spend the most time each day. (Take a moment and write down a list of your top five.) Now ask yourself: Are the people on your […]

What is YOUR parenting superpower? (new workshop)

A question for all parent and grandparent Superheroes Click Here to open the flyer WHAT: Interactive workshop to learn how superpowers and mindfulness can be useful for parents GOALS/OBJECTIVES: Build a habit of mindfulness. Formulate a plan to exercise your superpowers. WHERE: Coopertown Elementary School library, 800 Coopertown Rd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 WHEN: Wednesday, October 5th […]

What can you change?

I have worked in large urban public schools for over 15 years and my kids have gone through public elementary, middle, and high schools in suburbs. I have two front-row seats to witness How Schools Really Work: Extreme Edition. If a school is running “properly,” consistent funding relies on state and federal grants. Students in these […]

WORKSHOP: Finding Your Parenting Superpower

I am so pleased to announce a workshop I will lead at Friends’ Central School on March 10th at 7pm titled: Laugh More, Yell Less: Finding Your Parenting Superpower. At this interactive workshop (flyer below), I will reveal the hard science behind parenting superpowers and then we will be outfitting parents in colorful spandex and capes […]