This site is sponsored by Mindful by Design as a way of supporting schools, businesses and the wider community who are interested in the Habits of Mind. 

James Anderson is Principal Consultant and Manager of Mindful by Design. James is an Affiliate Director of the Institute for Habits of Mind and author of Succeeding with Habits. He has a long history of working with Habits of Mind starting in his own classroom and expanding to be a consultant who now works with schools, businesses and the wider community around the world. 

Although this site is sponsored by Mindful by Design, it is not limited to material generated or sold by Mindful by Design. This site has a strong and active connection with the Instittue for Habits of Mind and any company, school or individual working with Habits of Mind who wishes to have a presence on this site is welcome to contact us via the contact page. This would include, but not limited to, marketing of events or products related to Habits of Mind.

Our mission is to support everyone interested acheiving success through the development of effective Habits of Mind. In achieving this we draw significantly on the work of Art Costa and Bena Kallick, as well as a great many others in the fields of cognitive education and cognitive pshchology. We respectfully acknowledge the contribution these luminaries have made to their respective fields and trust that we do their ideas justice as we seek to put these ideas into action.