When I think about excellence in leadership one of the persons that come to my mind who was able to achieve excellence in his field and from his team members was John Wooden. What he was known for was stressing excellence to his players, working hard and doing so to reach their highest potential. This is an important lesson for leaders in the work world and in parenting.
Our children, if we have more than one, will all be different. One may be the easiest child to be around. They listen, accept correction, work on making changes that we would like to see in them. Then we have our second or third child and they are oh so different, and we are at a loss. What did we do different, why are things so much harder with this child? Continue reading “Parents & Leadership: Focus on what you can do.”