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Pieces of Wisdom from a Community Leader

Although I was unable to speak with someone from the organization I am currently volunteering for, I did have the pleasure of speaking with Mei, a children’s ministry pastor at my local church. She has spent a lot of time… Continue Reading →

Sharing my Embroidery Learning Progress through a Virtual In-Depth Night

Welcome to my virtual in-depth presentation! My name is Grace Zhang, and I am a grade 10 TALONS student. Over the past few months, I have been learning the art and technical skills of embroidery. I’m very excited to have… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on My In-Depth Experience Thus Far

According to de Bono in his book How to Have a Beautiful Mind, “Concepts are the parents of practical ideas” (107). They “capture the main ‘essence’ but may not cover all aspects” (118). When defining concepts, it is generally most… Continue Reading →

The Six Coloured Hats

“The metaphor of six coloured hats – white, red, black, yellow, green, and blue – is used to align the thinkers or members of the discussion so that they are all looking the same direction at any one time. […]… Continue Reading →

Learning to Hold Beautiful Conversations

“If you want to be interesting, be interested.” – David Ogilvy   In my in-depth journey this year, I have been emphasizing and focusing on my mentorship by learning to develop a beautiful mind. According to de Bono’s book, “being… Continue Reading →

The First of Many Stitches

There is a saying my mentor shared with me that one is not a true embroiderer until they have bled on their work and made it their own. There is something about these handsewn imperfections that make the result more… Continue Reading →

Developing the Leaders Around Me

Being a grade 10 in the TALONS program has given me the responsibility to step in the shoes of the former seniors of the program and to take on the role of a mentor. As a result, learning to develop… Continue Reading →

Sharing my Small Business through a Virtual In-Depth Night

Welcome to my virtual in-depth presentation! My name is Grace Zhang, and I am a grade 9 TALONS student. Over the past few months, I have been pursuing the idea of creating a small business intended to gain and practice… Continue Reading →

Not Quite the End of my Small Business

“From the end spring new beginnings.” – Pliny the Elder Although there is little prospect of returning to our regular lifestyles, the presence of bright sunshine and the chirping of various birds brought by Spring certainly leaves me feeling hopeful… Continue Reading →

Finding Learning Opportunities During Difficult Times

“With every episode of struggle, there is a learning opportunity.” – Richard M. Schulze   It’s undoubtedly a strange time the world is facing. People are isolating themselves in an effort to slow the spread of the virus, businesses are… Continue Reading →

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