Category: Founder’s Perspective

Founder’s Perspective: The Skill of How to Learn

Posted August 12, 2019 by Mark Perna The 2019–20 school year is upon us, and it’s a busy time. Everyone is prepping and planning and putting together...

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TFS Founder’s Perspective: We Should Be Making Students Career Ready, Period.

Posted May 25, 2019 by Mark Perna “College and Career Ready.” It’s a great promise. It inspires confidence. It makes me want to get behind the organizations...

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Founder’s Perspective: Motivating Young People with a “For-Now” Direction

Posted March 25, 2019 by Mark Perna “Career exploration can be done later. Now’s the time to enjoy your high school years.” This attitude is surprisingly prevalent...

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TFS Founder’s Perspective: From Passive to Proactive in 2019

Posted January 7, 2019 by Mark Perna It’s January, and we’ve all made (or at least thought about making) New Year’s resolutions. There are always things we...

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Founder’s Perspective: Challenges or Assets? Your View of Young People Changes Everything

Posted November 12, 2018 by Mark Perna Your perspective on the younger generations is powerful. It determines the underlying attitude and approach you bring into every conversation...

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TFS Founder’s Perspective: Passion for our Profession

Posted August 13, 2018 by Mark Perna Are you passionate for your profession? In my upcoming book Answering Why, I share that when it comes to making...

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Founder’s Perspective: Are You Being Disruptive? That’s a Good Thing.

Posted June 11, 2018 by Mark Perna Disruptive—it’s the new buzzword for success and innovation in the business world.  Being called a “disruptor” is a badge of...

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Founder’s Perspective: Crafting a Powerful Instructional Narrative

Posted April 9, 2018 by Mark Perna Every class, every program, every pathway has a story. Whether we realize it or not, there is an unspoken narrative...

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TFS Founder’s Perspective: The Competitive Advantage of a Planning Culture

Posted January 22, 2018 by Mark Perna “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” — Allan Lakein I’m convinced that the art of productive planning is largely...

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TFS Founder’s Perspective: Do You Celebrate Excellence?

Posted November 27, 2017 by Mark Perna When was the last time someone recognized the excellence of your work? Maybe it was a simple compliment made in...

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