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Meaningful Engagement: Focusing on what matters

As I contemplated the "target audience" of this writing I realized its contents have a broad reach.  Conceptually, these thoughts can be applied to the educational process as well as to “corporate America.”  I will make three separate applications of this thought, first to the educational learning environment, second to the corporate America consumer engagement process, and lastly to leadership in general. The focus - Emotional Connectivity.  What I believe to be true is that Emotional Connectivity matters, truly matters.  Copious amounts of research accompanied by my own personal experiences have taught me that students learn best when they have a safe emotional connection to their teacher and the learning environment. Emotional connectivity is the gateway to learning. You may recall that in the opening statements I wrote that this concept has a broad reach and can also be applied to corporate America.  Considering that, I also believe that consumers are more likely