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10 Character Flaws That Can Derail Even Good People

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Good people can become great, but usually they don’t. Part of the problem is good people are often unaware of how close they are to becoming great. What do I mean? The termination of only a few traits/habits/preferences is often … Continue reading

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Your child will benefit from these ground rules to help them avoid the pressure to contribute to the drama around them

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One of the most pervasive problems facing youth today is how they can prevent and/or avoid drama.  One reason this is such a difficult problem for them is technology allows any kid with even a mild amount of impulsivity to … Continue reading

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If divorcing means divided parenting and “split households”, a disaster will be forthcoming

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If you or parents you know who have divorced are not a tightly unified parenting team, you need to read this blog. While divorce can have devastating effects on children, divorce + conflicting parenting styles = future disaster. By the … Continue reading

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What I learned from being mentored by a true leader: The legacy of Robert Fick for next generation leaders and youth

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In a time when global confidence in leadership across organizations is at an all time low, we all ask: “where are the true leaders?” Parents increasingly ask, “where are the people I can point to as a moral leader for … Continue reading

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Teach your child to be competitive to ready them for the arena of life

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As a child counselor and parent, I have experienced and witnessed the deep craving parents feel to see their children triumph in the competitive arena. Whether academic or athletic, there is a fire in the belly when it comes to … Continue reading

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A Values-Based Life Focus: the yellow brick road to growth and prosperity

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Whether we choose to explicitly define our values or not, we will end up living by a value system. That is why being intentional (versus casual) about the values we want to live by is so critical. And let’s be … Continue reading

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Helping your Child Be a Moral Leader

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As a counselor to parents and children I often get this question: “How do I raise my child so they end up being a moral person as an adult”. I do not mean “moral” according to any one religious or … Continue reading

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