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How do you precisely identify your most energizing Core Passions?

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After having successfully mentored over 1000 people of all ages, I have come to find that each person has a Core set of Passions: a group of activities, that when they do them, they feel the most Full of Life! … Continue reading

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MANY reasons why your child should NOT go to college immediately after high school

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BY THE END OF THIS ARTICLE….. ….. You’ll understand why the core question you need to ask yourself is “Is my child emotionally and mentally ready for college?” NOT “Does my kid have the aptitude for college?”  As physician Louis … Continue reading

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How to stop following the herd of parents enslaving themselves in debt by naively dropping their kid off at the College Bus Station with $100,000 of tuition money

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Colleges are bus stations; multitudes roll in and are processed, but with minimal deeply personalized guidance on what bus route to take.  The national average of students per counselor is 477 to 1 (California Department of Education, May 2015).  The … Continue reading

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2 Tables Make it Crystal Clear: Sending your child to college without a precise career plan is no longer an option

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Tuition for colleges and even vocational training programs has increased to the point where it is not even affordable for higher income families unless they put themselves into financial debt. Meanwhile, a great amount of students go to college who … Continue reading

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Renewing our respect for the Dirty Jobs that build civilizations and are realistic careers for young people

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As the hype of higher education is slowly losing its glossy appearance and being replaced by gritty educational shoppers who are truly asking themselves if a certain academic degree is worth going into massive debt, there is an even more … Continue reading

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Why college is not THE way for your child to find a career; high paying trade jobs sit empty as a bachelor’s degree loses its value

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Penetrating NPR podcast you can listen to here: High Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up for University. There is an unfortunate mythology that the only way for your kid to make a living is after … Continue reading

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The Secret but Reliable “Yellow Brick Road” that Ensures Your Adolescent Will Find a Job After College

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Over my 15 years of working with adolescents, one of the gravest errors I witnessed on a daily basis is parents who do not have their adolescents get significant work experiences and vocational exposure work before they go to college.  … Continue reading

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