Character Comment -Teaching Opportunities, Part 4

Teaching Opportunities Part 4 “The Wonderful Thing About Tiggers,” continued… Okay, so how did Mats Pettersson get his nickname “Tigger”? Again, when Mats took over the leadership of Nobel Biocare’s global Manufacturing and Logistics, arriving from Sweden to our facility in Yorba Linda, California, we weren’t quite sure what to expect. When he finally shared his goals...
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Character Comment -Teaching Opportunities, Part 3

Teaching Opportunities Part 3 His name was Mats Pettersson. (The forgoing is not misspelled, that is how the Swedes spell Pettersson.) Mats was the VP of Manufacturing and Logistics when I worked for the Swedish-owned medical device company, Nobel Biocare. He was an amazing individual who earned the nickname “Tigger.” When he arrived in the US at Noble Biocare, he seemed rather mild-mannered...
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Circle of Friends Newsletter, 16.1

Here is our Circle of Friends Newsletter for September 2016, 16.1 To download a larger copy, click here -> circle-of-friends-16_01-nwsltr Circle of Friends Membership Form: cof membership...
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Character Comment – Teaching Opportunities, Part 2

Teaching Opportunities Part 2 I closed last week’s Character Comment about learning through conflict with the words, “Another teaching opportunity in the classroom of life!” I should have closed it with the words saying, “Another successful teaching opportunity in the classroom of life!” Now you might ask, how was the Lord’s instruction amidst a perilous storm in Matt 8:23ff a...
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Character Comments – Teaching Opportunities

Teaching Opportunities There’s a saying in education that the teacher hasn’t taught until the student has learned. That, of course, presents a particular challenge to a teacher faced with an unengaged and inattentive student. Teachers do teach, but students don’t always seem to learn! T. Austin-Sparks gives us [this valuable thought] regarding this all-important gap between the actual...
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