Author Archives: Tim Woods

The May 2017 ToK Essay Titles

If you are completing the IB Diploma Program in May 2017, the official Theory of Knowledge essay titles you’ll be working with have been released. I’ve made some step-by-step help videos and other downloadable resources to help you with your … Continue reading

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Great IB Teachers

First of all I’d like to thank those of you who have already given me some names of great IB teachers. If you’d like to add a nomination, please do that here. #IBGreat? I’m on the lookout for some of the … Continue reading

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How To Beat Stress

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Becoming the best is simple

Life is full of complicated trade-offs, but when you make the decision to be the best at something you’re saying no to almost everything else. Only when we commit to being the best can we focus completely and do the … Continue reading

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Go with your strengths anyway

10 years ago my wife and I shared a house in London with a guy who worked at a major bank. I’ll call him Jack, but that’s not his real name. Jack was hired as a writer. He wrote reports. … Continue reading

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Time to be Amazing

Video notes (related to managing your time and being productive): How to determine your core focus activities More information on the Pomodoro time-management technique. Stay in touch. Let’s connect: On IBMastery.com, Twitter @timwoods or LinkedIn

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The CUEGIS Answer Method

I know there are a lot of you (IB Business Management students) who haven’t yet gotten the  full CUEGIS video course, so here is part of it that I know will help you as you prepare for the new concepts of exam question … Continue reading

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How to Answer CUEGIS Questions

If you take IB Business Management (HL or SL), you’re probably a bit nervous about the new CUEGIS questions. The CUEGIS question (Part C, in your final Paper 2 Examination) will be worth 10% of your mark in the course. … Continue reading

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A school without limits

Almost everyone starts kindergarten full of curiosity, enthusiasm and big opinions about things. And very few graduate that way. Why is that? Modern schools make pragmatists of all of us. As an educator, I consider my primary responsibilities to be … Continue reading

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Positive and Negative Motivation

  Motivated people find a way. They don’t need everything to be perfect before they can work. They just do it. They push through with what’s available. Motivated people can handle discomfort for the moment, because they know that what’s … Continue reading

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