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Solutions...with Courtney Anderson! What is Holding You Back from Surpassing Your Goals? Business. Legal. Life.

Informed…Not Simply Outraged. 

Attorney. Author. Humorist. Professor. Award-winning International Strategic Leadership Innovator, Courtney Elizabeth Anderson, J.D., M.B.A., M.S. (, is "The Workplace Relationship Expert" ™ , executive director of the International Workplace Relationship Council, and practices the "Joyful Art of Business!"™ around the world. 

Leading workplace relationship policy expert who has advised various domestic and international entities including Boeing, Cirque du Soleil, The United States House of Representatives and Wal-Mart. Media appearances include: BusinessWeek, MSNBC, The Wall Street Journal, FOX News, Cosmopolitan, CNN International, USA Today, CNN - HLN, The Christian Science Monitor, HuffingtonPost, Sorbet magazine (Dubai) and many more. She has worked for global clients in North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Africa (South Africa), Asia (Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India), Australia and Europe (Italy, The Netherlands, Spain).

"Solutions…with Courtney Anderson!" is a weekly show that delivers pragmatic concepts and tools that will permit you to surpass your goals!


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Sep 22, 2014


SHOW NOTES: This episode is, “Teaching Gifted Students!” 

In this show we discuss A Stone* of Solutions™ including:
1) Full disclosure, I was in gifted (or gifted and talented) programs from elementary school, through middle school, high school and in college (undergraduate study). 

2) I loved these classes and they were often the only bright part of my academic experience. I had challenges with being bored in other classes and would consequently not attend class (as I got older). 

3) I love information and learning. Unfortunately, some of the schools I attended (and I attended a lot of them due to my family moving often as my father was in the military), did not have curriculum that provided me the opportunity to learn new information. I would then either mentally check-out (daydream, etc.) or physically check-out (not show up). 

4) My anecdotal experience and professional teaching experience has led to the conclusion that children on the different ends of the skill acquisition spectrum are not provided adequate resources for a quality education (due to the need for limited staff resources to be directed towards the average student skill set).

5) From the National Association for Gifted Children, "Good teaching for gifted learners is paced in response to the student's individual needs. Often, highly able students learn more quickly than others their age. […] Good teaching for gifted learners happens at a higher "degree of difficulty" than for many students their age." - See more at:

6) "Instruction for gifted learners is inappropriate when it asks them to do "more of the same stuff faster." Reading more books that are too easy and doing more math problems that have ceased being a challenge are killers of motivation and [...]


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