Learned Helplessness

If you haven’t seen this video, it will give you a lot of food for thought.  In what ways are we promoting a sense of learned helplessness in our teaching and in our communications?  What is the impact of learned helplessness — in personal relationships, career choices and advancement, political and civic engagement? How can we encourage a sense of belonging?


Through my work as a writer, public speaker, and communication strategist, I help organizations express the impact of their missions through the voices of those they benefit. My stories inspire, engage, and connect, to advance branding, advocacy, and fundraising objectives. I also write for pure pleasure, to express what I learn from others, and to make a ruckus...

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Joanne Ritter
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