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Cultivating the Ability to Dream- Part II

In our previous Blog post we have brought forward the idea that developing our ability to dream starts with connecting …

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Cultivating the Ability to Dream- Part I

I grew up in my high-school years surrounded by business books, entrepreneurship magazines and financial documents. My dad was starting …

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A Key to Progress

A Key to Progress

It’s Not About Doing More Progress doesn’t sustainably happen by doing more.  While we might see some short term progress …

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The Power of Being Real

The Power of Being Real

Years ago, as I was just beginning to study Spanish, my teacher, being a Spaniard, pointed out that no language …

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Becoming a Bridge

Becoming a Bridge

The Power of Being Weird “It’s no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~ …

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Socio-Entrepreneurial Education for a Viable Future

Socio-Entrepreneurial Education for a Viable Future

Questioning What Students Need Sitting in the commons area of the local high school while some students pass by full …

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Gap Year: 5 Benefits of Taking One

Today, many students defer their post-secondary applications or acceptances to participate in gap year programs that emphasize personal growth and …

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Intentional New Beginnings

It is not easy to get back in the rhythm after a summer vacation, no matter how active your vacation …

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Bridging the Gap from School to the World

We’ve all been there, a freshly graduated high school or college student, about to venture into the world in a …

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6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 18

The capacity to dream, imagine the future, and picture something that doesn’t exist is what differentiates us as humans. As …

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Evolutionary Knighthood

Young adults are often curious of their elders, “Did you ever wish you ____?” Too often the answer is, “I …

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Power of Self-Awareness

These past weeks, the Parzival students have been diving deeply into the Power of Self-Awareness. We’re looking at our awareness …

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Parzival’s First 4 Weeks

Wow!  What a joy this first month of Parzival Academy has been. We have a small first cohort of our …

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A Year In the Life of a Parzival Student

One of the most frequent questions we’ve gotten since creating the Parzival Academy is, “What’s the overall year like?” That …

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Alternative Options After High School

Approaching high school graduation can bring up a lot of uncertainty or anxiety for young adults. What should I do …

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