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Teaching Responsibility

6 Steps Great Coaches Take to Help Athletes Reach Potential

Tim Elmore | Posted 02.01.2014 | Sports
Tim Elmore

It seems everything in our culture screams that sports are the most important thing in life. These coaches simply used sports to teach a bigger lesson.

What Today's Parenting Shift Means to Educators and Employers

Tim Elmore | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

As a father, I adore my children. I too want my kids to be safe and to enjoy healthy self-esteem. Those are noble desires. Our problem is they make poor goals. They should be a means to an end, not the end.

New Findings: Discipline, Don't Punish

Tim Elmore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Our problem is, while we want to refrain from any violent or loud reaction, eventually, the emotion has been suppressed for so long, it erupts like a volcano, and displaces our logic. Rational leaders become irrational as they react to repeated problem behavior. It is punitive, not redemptive in nature.

Children And Responsibility: Teaching Kids The Importance Of Following Through

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

To prepare your children for that real world, one of the great lessons they need to learn is that sometimes they just have to suck it up!

Kids Can Help

Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin

Just like you were psyched when potty training was a success, you will be thrilled when your kids can do some stuff on their own.

Classroom Business

Robert Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Rose

For ten years in my elementary classrooms I had real businesses. We made products, sold packaged products, and managed to make money.