Raising Minimalist Teenagers in an Age of... →
We recognize an important opportunity to inspire our teenagers to pursue lives of greater value. As parents, mentors, and community members, consider these 10 helpful tips for raising minimalist teenagers in an age of consumerism: Model simplicity. The cliche rings true, “Life lessons are better caught than taught.” The first (and most important) step in raising minimalist teenagers is to model...
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities,...– John F. Kennedy
Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.– Malcolm Forbes
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a...– Booker T. Washington
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to...– Theodore Roosevelt
Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid...– Andrew Stephen Grove
So as you figure out the kind of work you want to do, the challenge is to find...– Doris Kearns Goodwin
You will, undoubtedly, meet people who will try to shut you up or entice you to...– Samuel L. Jackson
Identity is nothing else but a result of simultaneously stable and provisional,...– Claude Dubar
Demonstrate Your Credibility as a Leader →
One of the most critical traits of an effective leader is credibility. If your team doesn’t believe in your ability to do your job, you’ll struggle to motivate them. Don’t assume your credibility is apparent. Make an effort to establish it from the beginning by showing your willingness to work hard, modeling the behaviors you’re trying to encourage in others, and keeping promises and meeting...
Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.– Voltaire