Good manners are hard to teach. Children don't automatically learn them. And too often, parents attempt to teach good manners by punishing their children when they don't comply with directions or expectations. Some parents even go as far as to ignore their children. This approach, however, only serves to harm the relationship the child has with his parents. Besides, negative … [Read more...] about A Positive Approach to Teaching Your Children Good Manners
Many people assume that courage is equal to fearlessness. That thinking is faulty. The truth is, courage involves taking action despite any fear you feel. It is your willingness to act despite any anxiety or worry. To be courageous, it’s important to understand the fear and then refuse to let the fear keep you from taking action. When a person allows fear to take hold, they … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Grow Courage as an Adult
You’ve created an online course, and you truly believe in the impact it will have on people’s lives. But there’s a problem: you are a teacher, not a salesperson. While your strength may be breaking concepts down to teach others, there is an entirely different skill set that goes into marketing your course and getting people to sign up. But you can create a sales page that … [Read more...] about Create a Sales Page for Your Course that Sells
Merriam-Webster defines empathy as: “The action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner.” It might seem like empathy is something that you do … [Read more...] about Why It’s So Important to be Empathetic
Are you assertive? Aggressive? Are you even sure? Most people are familiar with the terms, but many can’t clearly articulate the differences between these two qualities. It’s important to understand the differences, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of both. Only then is it possible to make a wise decision about which best suits your … [Read more...] about Assertive or Aggressive: Which One Are You?