As you are setting goals for the new year and making plans to get to those goals don’t forget to focus on your “Why”.
If you haven’t watched Simon Sinek’s TEDx talk, “Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Action”, please do. It’s very enlightening.
If you want to INSPIRE your children and teens to greatness, start with, "Why."
I didn’t realize that this style of parenting may have been a part of the success of our children but it certainly was. Not just because from a very young age they were given the “why” of nearly every instruction or expectation, but because the “why” taught them to use logic in making decisions. Yes, I did teach them formal logic as a high school elective but they had some of that from the moment they could walk.
It’s such a simple question. Yet in any given situation, the responding answer can be very...