Blog Archive

Dr. Kent Pekel, our president and CEO, is beginning to write a new book, The Perseverance Process: A Practical Guide to Help Young People Stick to It, and we are inviting you to be part of this work.

Publish Date: 2014-Oct-15

If you are a leader of a youth group or a teacher, you already know how challenging it is to juggle personalities in the room.

Publish Date: 2014-Oct-07

Being the principal of one of the largest All-Day Kindergarten Centers in Minnesota has many perks and many challenges.

Publish Date: 2014-Sep-30

In this video, Senior Facilitator Jim Conway talks about the benefits of attending the Essentials of Asset Building for Trainers and Facilitators workshop, including how it can help you introduce the 40 Developmental Assets® as a common language in your school, program, or community.

Publish Date: 2014-Sep-24

A lot is said and written about using a “strength-based” approach with young people. But what does that really mean?

Publish Date: 2014-Aug-29

Registration is now open for a Perseverance Process workshop this fall in Minnesota.

Publish Date: 2014-Aug-26

Implementing a strength-based approach in your work with young people starts with a positive point of view.

Publish Date: 2014-Aug-22

If you aspire to improve the culture of your school or program, take a look at our back-to-school savings on these three recently-published books.

Publish Date: 2014-Aug-12

I was fortunate to grow up surrounded by many caring adults in addition to my parents. Though we lived far from our extended biological family, I can think of a number of friends and neighbors we called our “uncles” and “aunts.”

Publish Date: 2014-Jul-22