The Kindness Clause

By Barbara Gruener “Today I’m thinking about something I heard 13 years ago when I attended a CHARACTER COUNTS! Character Development Seminar in Houston and was introduced to the Six Pillar framework. It went something like this: Think about what you want people to say at your funeral, then live life backward. It resonated with […]

What Makes an Effective Principal?

At CHARACTER COUNTS!, we’re constantly looking for new ways to help instill character in today’s youth and spread our message. One of the most important ways we do that is by making school principals aware of our programs. “Principals are the ones who must face the hardest challenges, such as figuring out ways to do more for their school […]