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How to Teach Kids to Value What They Have

How to Teach Kids to Value What They Have

Three-year-olds generally don’t show any particular interest in the care and maintenance of their possessions. Between gifts and items handed down from relatives, kids can easily be awash in a surplus of riches they don’t particularly appreciate, at least until they are lost or ruined. Teaching them to appreciate and value what they have can […]

Turn Your Brand Into A Religion

Turn Your Brand Into A Religion

The 21st-century evangelists embrace brands like religions. The brand supplies a life-changing system of attitudes, beliefs and practices, and the evangelists begin to organize their lives around the brand. Just as “born-again” religions spark a spiritual rebirth for followers, the “brand-again” business recreates a person’s identity — and not by accident. It’s a strategy that brands can […]

What Are Your Personal Rules?

What Are Your Personal Rules?

  We all have a set of personal rules that dictate how we interact with and judge other people. Our rules also dictate how we view ourselves and how we see the world. We have pet peeves and our perceived concept of how things “should” be. Think about it: When you say or hear things […]

10 life Skills To Teach Your Child Before He Leaves For College

10 life Skills To Teach Your Child Before He Leaves For College

It can be overwhelming thinking about everything your teenager needs to know to be fully prepared for college. You can’t foresee everything that will crop up during those first few years away from home, but helping your son or daughter master these ten life skills will ease the transition. 1. How to approach problems No […]

Crisis Of Values: Reclaiming Our Society

If we were to judge by the dominant tenor of headlines in the Nigerian media, we would come to the conclusion that the problem of our society is simply a question of formulating the right economic policies or fashioning a suitable political ideology. We can be forgiven for this assumption. Despite the undeniable importance of […]

Values Are Your Most Important Parenting Tool

Values Are Your Most Important Parenting Tool

Think of all the different things one can value, good and bad, as ways to get the acceptance and love we need: communication, beauty, vivaciousness, domination, going along with the crowd, superficiality, politeness, humor, seductiveness, honesty, sexual conquest. And any of the following and more can be thought of as ways to achieve significance: punctuality, […]

Turn Your Job Into a Values-Driven Career

Turn Your Job Into a Values-Driven Career

You want a career that reflects your good impulses, one that will impart a legacy of caring and values-driven work. Maybe you’re a restaurant manager who wants to organize food drives, or a senior executive who hopes to spearhead a mentoring program for junior employees. Or maybe you simply want to ensure that your company […]