Raising Accountable Kids: How to Be an Outstanding Parent Using the Power of Personal Accountability

Raising Accountable Kids: How to Be an Outstanding Parent Using the Power of Personal Accountability

by John G. Miller, Karen G. Miller

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ISBN-13: 9780143130024
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 814,320
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

John G. Miller is the author of QBQ! The Question Behind the Question, Flipping the Switch, and Outstanding! 47 Ways to Make Your Organization Exceptional. John and his daughter Kristin E. Lindeen coauthored The QBQ! Workbook. John is a Cornell University graduate and the founder of QBQ, Inc., a training firm dedicated to “Helping Organizations Make Personal Accountability a Core Value.” Learn more at QBQ.com.

Karen G. Miller
has served as a mentor to other moms in MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and MOMSNext. She has held leadership positions in Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) and taught parenting classes at Champa House, a home for single moms sponsored by the Denver Rescue Mission. Karen was a registered nurse for sixteen years. She now spends her time helping young parents raise accountable kids and reveling in grandmotherhood.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

1 Personal Accountability 1

2 Parenting Is a Learned Skill 6

3 They're Watching Us 8

4 QBQ! The Question Behind the Question 11

5 "Why Me?" 16

6 Learn to Earn 19

7 No Complaining 23

8 Procrastination: The Friend of Failure 26

9 The Urgency of Now 29

10 "Whodunit?" 31

11 No Excuses 34

12 Parental Abdication 38

13 Never Forget the "I" 41

14 Life Is Fair 44

15 QBQ Humility 47

16 Be Present 50

17 Becoming a Strong Parent 54

18 Do the Hard Stuff 59

19 Strong Parenting Begins with Strong Values 61

20 No Enabling Allowed 64

21 Elevate Your Expectations 68

22 QBQ Encouragement 72

23 Let Them Be Them 75

24 Flipping the Switch 78

25 Speak Well 80

26 Team Family 83

27 Family Stress Is a Choice 86

28 Regrets No More 91

29 Truth Builds Trust 95

30 Trust Is Earned 97

31 Blending Is Hard Work 100

32 The Grandparent Factor 104

33 The Financial Piece 108

34 Equipping for Life 113

35 The Ultimate QBQ 117

36 Teaching the QBQ 120

37 Adopting the QBQ 127

38 Practicing the QBQ 130

Personal Reflection and Group Discussion Questions 139

Getting More Out of QBQ 155

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