January 2019

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Wouldn’t it be nice if our kids listened and then did what we asked? How is this more likely to happen? Here are some things that will help: Connect before you direct. Relate to and be interested in what your child is doing. Enter their world and build some rapport before giving instructions. Speak clearly and…

Read more How to Get Children to Listen

Important work projects require visioning and planning. Can you imagine giving the same kind of attention and focus to how you raise your children? How much time have you set aside to think about and plan how you might build the best relationship with your child (ren)? How much time have you set aside to…

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Parents often say that getting their kids to listen to them is their top challenge. It was my top challenge too. Something that helped me was to look at leadership. After-all, parenting is leadership. And truth be told, there are better leaders than others. There are leaders who are respected, listened to, and celebrated. There…

Read more Parenting like a Real Leader

What are you worried about? What hangs over your head? Inside the answer to this question, you will find an opportunity for growth, growth away from stagnation, toward empowerment. What you are worried about can highlight where you are stuck. It is where you hold on to unproductive thoughts and spend energy best used elsewhere. When…

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