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NN schools building confidence with news | WAVY.com | Newport …

Updated: Wednesday, 03 Apr 2013, 11:15 PM EDTPublished : Wednesday, 03 Apr 2013, 11:15 PM EDTNEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Elementary school students in Newport News are learning how to use broadcast journalism as a way to boost self-confidence.Students at Dutrow Elementary School are slowly learning the ins and outs of morning television by producing “Good Morning Dutrow Dolphins” in a school supply room, transformed into a studio.”Our show is like an information show,” Dutrow Elementary school student Kiersten Lovett said. “We tell kids what going on in the morning and what’s for lunch.”Each student has a job operating the cameras, computers, anchoring or directing.Dutrow principal Margueritte Pittman is a frequent guest on the show and its biggest supporter.”It causes the kids to think,” Pittman said. “It causes them to think on their feet. The show is live and they have to do quick adjustments.”Pittman said the show helps pre-adolescents get through what can be rough period in life, as well as reinforcing the school’s value system, focusing on teamwork and problem solving.”We are posing questions and challenges to the children all the time to get them to think and figure things out,” Pittman said.The kids are also finding their voices and learning how to speak up.”I’ve learned to not be nervous, because some people are going to make fun of you,” student Cierra Corcoran said Continue reading

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Building Confidence – Azzarello Group

(Image credit unknown)What holds people back?I had a great conversation today on Intrepid Radio with Todd Schnick about what holds people back in their careers and their pursuit of success.This was a fun and interesting conversation. Have a listen here.Break free of your job descriptionI talked about how people often don’t see the possibility to break outside the constraints of their job description.So they get stuck just repeatedly doing what is asked of them, so they never create their breakthrough.This, by the way, is why I wrote my book RISE — To help more people get the career they want.In RISE, I talk about how you need to do more than your job description if you want to get ahead. I talk about why you need to, and specifically how to:1. Work in a way that doesn’t use up all your time… so you can2. Continue reading

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Break the Vicious Cycle – Four Ways to More Confidence • Relate …

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