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The Secret Sauce of Success

“Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome.” unofficial motto of the United States Marine Corps Monday, 7:30 a.m. Boulder, CO In just twenty-five years Henry Ford went from Nowheresville to being the wealthiest man in America. How did he do it? He responded … Continue reading

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Strong Mind

“The mind is a fertile garden. It will grow anything you wish to plant — beautiful flowers or weeds. And so it is with successful, healthy thoughts or with negative ones that will, like weeds, strangle and crowd the others. … Continue reading

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Parenting 107 — Work From the BOTTOM-UP

“If you are only willing to do what’s easy, life will be hard.  But if you are willing to do what’s hard, life will be easy.” — T. Harv Eker Monday, 8:37 a.m. Boulder, CO Here is my best advice. … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Raising a “TOUGH TEEN”

“Uncertainty, change, and stress are far more deeply woven into the fabric of today’s life than was the case a generation ago.” — Jim Loher, Ed.D. Monday, 8:19 a.m. Boulder, CO Eighteen years can feel like an eternity.  Yet, it … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Grow Emotional Intelligence

“Good habits are the key to all success. Bad habits are the unlocked door to failure.” – Og Mandino Thursday, 7:35 a.m. Boulder, CO Bullying is a serious problem. Many of us probably have been bullied at least once in … Continue reading

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How to talk so your teen will listen

“The difference between the right word and almost the right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” Mark Twain Friday, 7:55 a.m. Boulder, CO Good Morning, Do you know what is really the significant thing about talking … Continue reading

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Do you or your teen have a mistaken identity?

Just as irresponsible kids can become locked into a single pattern of behavior, ineffective parents can become locked into a single parenting role. It doesn’t matter if it is an ineffective or effective parenting role. Whenever our approach is one dimensional we struggle to get the results we want.
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Having trouble with your teen? One-size-fits-all parenting style may be to blame

Although still developing, each child has a unique personality and way of relating to the world. The skillful and effective parent does not use a one-size-fits-all parenting style. He or she adjusts her parenting style to most effectively relate to each child. Continue reading

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Summer Jobs for Teens

Friday 8:16 am Boulder, CO “The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” Elbert Hubbard Good morning, Today’s post is about… … the value of a summer job. Many parents are nervous about their children … Continue reading

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What are you giving your teen for graduation?

Wednesday, 8:26 pm Boulder, CO “Undertake something that is difficult; it will do you good. Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” Ronald E. Osborn Good morning, Today’s post is about … Continue reading

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