Raising Can-Do Kids

Raising Can-Do Kids

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In a world thata€™s changing at warp speed, our kids will need to navigate a path to success without a roadmap a€“ something entrepreneurs do every day. What if we looked to the world of entrepreneurship, in addition to child development experts, for insights on helping kids gain the skills theya€™ll need in order to prosper personally and professionally? Raising Can-Do Kids is the first book to make a link between the essential qualities that make great entrepreneurs tick and what we know about how children learn and grow, offering parents proven ways to raise kids who embrace the uncertain, challenging adventure that is growing up in todaya€™s (and tomorrowa€™s) changing world. Each chapter is devoted to a quality a€“ including curiosity, inventiveness, optimism, opportunity-seeking, compassion, and service -- and reveals how parents can nurture these qualities. Filled with engaging examples and actionable insights, Raising Can-Do Kids introduces a timely new paradigm for parentsa€”one that will help a€œfuture-proofa€ our children and set them up for success on their own terms. From the Hardcover edition.So how might parents try to cultivate a€œmastery motivationa€ (a childa#39;s internal drive to become good at somethinga€”think a€œmasteringa€ a task) and a€œintrinsic ... Encourage kids to get their work done and then enjoy other interests and activities.

Title:Raising Can-Do Kids
Author:Richard Rende PhD, Jen Prosek
Publisher:Penguin - 2015-08-04


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