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Guiding You to Coach Your Kids Confidently to Adulthood

Don't Give Your Kid Bad Career Advice

 

 I recently had a bit of a swing-and-miss moment with my teenage son. We’ve been discussing his future plans together regularly, so in hindsight, I should’ve been more prepared. I...

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How Can I Guide My Kid to Explore Multiple Career Opportunities?

 

Emerging adults feel a lot of stress and pressure when it comes to thinking about their future. Even if they don’t show it on the outside, they are constantly barraged with questions,...

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Steering Clear of Bias: How to Guide Your Kids to Smarter Career Choices

 

Sure, it might feel like your kid’s primary aim in life is to avoid listening to you. Bring a jacket? Ha. Bring the dishes from their room to the sink? Yeah right. Put your phone down at the...

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Don’t Let Your Kid Take the Easy Path

 

Some parents see their kids with rose-colored glasses. Their children can do no wrong, as far as they’re concerned. Their potential is limitless, and they remind them of that constantly. But...

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Don't Lie to Yourself

 

For years, I convinced myself (and others) that I was destined for a successful career in finance. I loved the idea of wearing a suit and tie to work daily, with a briefcase in hand, while I...

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Career Feels

 

Abigail Shrier contributed an essay to the recent weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal, drawing up on her new book, “Bad Therapy: Why the Kids Aren’t Growing Up.” The title...

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Clues of Motivation

 

One of the most frequent conversations I’ve had over the past two decades has been around this question: What do I do to figure out what to do? I had the same question, so I’m not...

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Underemployment and Failure to Launch

 

I’ve lost count of how often I’ve received emails or calls from parents of mid to late twenty-somethings sharing their concerns about their child’s arrested development. The story...

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Overwhelmed by Transition

 

My oldest kid will graduate high school in roughly fifteen months, and I’m already fielding questions about his future plans on a daily basis. If he’s feeling anxious at this point,...

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Overwhelmed by Comparison

Recently, I had the opportunity to deliver a series of interactive assemblies to the freshman class at a local high school. During each of the four separate sessions, older student leaders...

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For years we’ve been studying what a young person needs in order to transition into a healthy, thriving adulthood.  

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