• Self-Worth Driven Education – July 2018 - If you use the word "YOU CAN'T" in front of kids, they wont accept that.  Immediately, they will start working to prove "I CAN."  Their feelings and emotions immediately become obvious.  Quitting is not something that kids have build into them.  There are other factors in kids quitting in the ...
  • Building a Self-Worth Culture – July 2018 - When I was brainstorming on how to get people/companies to have a vested interest with Hope Torch apart from charity, I was stumped.  It has been a huge challenge.  We had tried different strategies like cold calling, roadside promotions, networking, employee training, nothing seemed to result in the support in ...
  • Attention Parents! – Rote Meets Art Memorization - Attention parents! Here is a tip to help your child remember concepts better! Try out Word Frames! It is easy to do and enables your child to remember key concepts about any topic. All you have to do is instruct your child to draw out a concept using words. For ...
  • Tips for a Meaningful Education at Every Age - Students discover the value of education in different ways.  This is because there are a lot of paths to a meaningful education. There was a time not too long ago when students had no facilities for higher studies.  Today, however, there are many opportunities made available by the government and ...
  • Uber’s Darwinian Culture - There are many reasons to why a work culture can be disappointing mostly it starts at the top management down to the bottom. Uber is an example of a corporate with a lot of room for work culture improvement.  It has been in the news for this very reason.  "Yet ...
  • Empowering Forms of Recognition - Everyone wants to be recognized. It’s a great feeling. It’s one of those feelings that motivates us to work harder. It probably shouldn’t be our primary source of motivation, but it is definitely a great support to our motivation. It gives us that little “oomph” when things become difficult. For ...
  • Attention Parents! – Math can be Fun! - Attention parents! Is your child struggling with basic math? Here's a tip for you! Try Hope Torch's Mathletics program with your child. So what is this Mathletics? Basically, a child is given a test with math problems of simple addition, subtraction, multiplication or division, and the child is challenged to ...
  • Employee Training Requires Adult Learning Strategies Employee Training Requires Adult Learning Strategies - Corporate training must be teaching. Unfortunately, that's not always the case. Much of corporate training serves a different purpose. Social interaction, a break from the monotony of work, etc… In these cases, training is secondary to the ulterior purpose. For the HR training departments who want to corporate training to ...
  • Engaging Employees through Transparency - Employer’s do not realize that Transparency is an overlooked value, yet it leads to increased Motivation and Engagement in the company’s culture. Unfortunately, transparency has no metric.  There is no value to increase.  It is a perception of the employee community. A corporate culture can be said to have transparency ...
  • No Fear of Math - You know what makes Math beautiful? It’s the absoluteness of it. One thing must equal something else. Or it must not. The concept of equals has a symmetry that embodies perfection. The preciseness of equals is captivating. There is an attractiveness towards this absoluteness that innately draws us. We have ...