Tag: children

Parents as Leadership Coaches

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It’s interesting to see leaders who take their servant leadership philosophy seriously at work, but have a more hovering approach when it comes to their children. In an effort to protect and scaffold, they actually overlook natural opportunities for their children to emerge as leaders. The best way to learn the piano is to practice. The best way to learn to do a flip-turn is to get in the pool and get some water

Effective Networking:  6 Secrets Your Kids Know

We’d spent the last 5 days reconnecting as a family, completely dark from any semblance of social networking. Alright, I’ll be honest… all networking…each night my husband and I requested a table for 4 on this 5 night cruise to Mexico. It’s cool to meet other travelers… but not this time, we needed family and rest. The final evening’s entertainment was a magic show. My son

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How do we make the invisible, visible for our children? The next in our Saturday Series in developing leadership in kids. On Monday we return to our regular leadership fare. A Guest Post from Sonia Di Maulo, Canada Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others. ― Jonathan Swift  Samuel picks up the slightest change in his environment. He senses that his mom needs a hug. And of course, mom is grateful

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What Does Your Mommy Do?

I have never had one of those jobs they sing about on Sesame Street. As with most of us, the roles I have assumed over the years are hard to explain. But if you ask my kids what I do, they have a short answer, “my mom is a leader.” Probe further, and you’ll get more: “She asks a lot of questions” “She helps people figure things