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Vito Michienzi
Works at Ottawa Catholic School Board
Attended Queen's University
Lives in Ottawa, Ontario
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Being in a high school, I'm exposed to some incredibly amazing students every day. One of the common things I hear is their aspiration to be "really famous" for something: acting, music, comedy, sc...
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With the endless noise and distractions vying for your attention, being able to focus on a single task seems like a distant ideal.
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A real education isn’t about pruning the branches of a student to fit a certain look – it’s about planting and watering seeds.
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The next generation isn’t here to lead tomorrow -
they’re already leading today.
Sometimes when I think the troubles of the world are overwhelming and the fight seems hopeless, a wake-up call comes my way. This year I was honoured to take a group of students to the National WE ...
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Sometimes, we’re determined to prove our answer is right and would be willing to fight for it until others concede. Even if we never prove it to be correct, our ego can tell us the problem is with everyone else.
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While daydreams are a distraction from doing the work that needs to get done, there is a way to use them for your benefit.
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To get wrapped up in the drudgery of frustration, where many people like to sit and complain, will always leave you miserable.
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Writer, High School Chaplain, Magician
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  • Ottawa Catholic School Board
    Chaplaincy Leader, 2013 - present
  • Magicthis
    Ottawa Magician, present
  • Ottawa Catholic School Board
    High School Teacher, 2009 - 2013
  • Queen's University
    Teaching Assistant, 2012
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Ottawa, Ontario
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London, Ontario - Ottawa, Ontario - Kingston, Ontario
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Writer, Magician, Teacher
Introduction
I am an Ottawa based magician who enjoys bringing mystery and wonder to people's lives. You can find my portfolio and list of shows on through my website at Magicthis Entertainment

I also run a blog called TheDailyWriter in which I share the lessons I've learned about achieving success through small, but insightful posts.

Be sure to also check out my contributing posts at Lifehack.org.
Bragging rights
Café du Monde 2007, Magic Castle 2008, Comic-Con 2011
Education
  • Queen's University
    Masters (Religion & Modernity), 2012
  • University of Ottawa
    Education, 2008 - 2009
  • Saint Paul University
    Theology, 2004 - 2008
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What's the Next Step?
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If there was a way to earn a doctorate in daydreaming, I would've earned two... and received honorary ones from other universities as well.

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20 SEC READING: the boy and the devil — Paulo Coelho's Blog
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The boy was walking to buy bread when the mayor of the city crossed the street. ‘The reason he is so powerful, is because, he’s made pact wi

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