Parenting Kids: To Become the People Employers Really Want and... America Desperately Needs!

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Unless you're one of those rare folks who can set their kids up with a lifetime trust fund, they're going to spend the vast majority of their lives working. Wouldn't it be wonderful if they loved it rather than loathed it? Wouldn't it be a dream-come-true if they had special skills and attitudes that enabled them to excel in even the most challenging work environments? You can give them this gift! This book provides fun and practical strategies for teaching children of all ages: -The specific skills employers ...
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Overview

Unless you're one of those rare folks who can set their kids up with a lifetime trust fund, they're going to spend the vast majority of their lives working. Wouldn't it be wonderful if they loved it rather than loathed it? Wouldn't it be a dream-come-true if they had special skills and attitudes that enabled them to excel in even the most challenging work environments? You can give them this gift! This book provides fun and practical strategies for teaching children of all ages: -The specific skills employers look for in employees -How to be more creative and resourceful than their co-workers -The ability to remain enthusiastic even when work gets tough -How to learn from mistakes rather than repeating them -To develop great ethics and the self-control required to keep them
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930429963
  • Publisher: Love & Logic Institute, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/24/2008
  • Pages: 222
  • Sales rank: 1,147,799
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Fay, Ph.D. is a parent, business owner, internationally acclaimed consultant and author. Dr. Fay has developed an acute understanding of the personnel challenges faced by today's business owners and managers. Through his research and daily experience managing employees, he has developed an intimate awareness of the types of employees bosses truly want.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

About the Author ix

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 The Little Things Are the Big Things 1

Know the skills your kids need to succeed in the workforce.

Chapter 2 The Perspiration Plan vs. the Las Vegas Plan 29

Teach your kids to have the best work ethic on earth.

Chapter 3 Is that Rain...or Liquid Sunshine? 63

Help your kids learn to love work rather than loathe it.

Chapter 4 Great Mistakes! 91

Show your kids how to learn from their mistakes rather than repeat them.

Chapter 5 No Problems...Just Solutions 119

Raise the most creative problem-solvers in town.

Chapter 6 My Manager Follows Me Everywhere! 161

Teach your kids to lead rather than follow.

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