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The importance of summer vacation and renewal

This is a time of completion, and also a time of renewal. It’s a time for closure and a time for new beginnings. It’s a time to stretch for what’s possible while shedding memories of the past. It’s also an opportunity to set up a lifelong practice of reflection and prepare for the next big adventure, you and your young adults’ future life.

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Are You a Leader?

I don’t know when I started using the word leadership. What I do know is when it did enter my vocabulary, I didn’t think to apply it to myself. Why would I? My definition of a leader was limited to those other outwardly successful people. These were people who ran businesses or were top performers in their field--those were the REAL leaders. It just didn’t register with me that I was already operating as a leader.

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Planting the Seeds of Leadership in Childhood

How often do you find yourself frustrated, banging your head against the wall and asking, “Why can’t my kid/tween/teen/young adult just do what I ask them to do… just this once?” What if I told you that instilling a sense of leadership gives young people the power, not only to make one “good” choice, but provides the framework upon which to base all their choices?

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