Maybe it is because the girls have been home all Summer that I am seeing so many signs about the lessons we can learn from our children about how to be better business owners.
But there is also a lot that we can – and should – teach our children about leadership as well, and that is where my new “must have
Peanut Butter Principles: 47 Leadership Lessons Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids is not only great for lessons to teach… but lessons to learn as well.
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In â€œPeanut Butter Principles: 47 Leadership Lessons Every Parent Should Teach Their Kidsâ€, entrepreneur, speaker, author, management consultant and parent Eric Franklin has assembled a wealth of wisdom that has stuck with him like peanut butter sticks to the roof of your mouthâ€”gleaned from his parents, extended family, and the many other influential people in his life.
Organized by topics, including â€œThe Super Selfâ€, â€œMaking Wishes Come Trueâ€ and â€œThe School of Lifeâ€, Franklin’s simple concepts have lasting power to develop young leaders, including:
- â€œBe thankful you donâ€™t get everything you ask for.â€
- â€œThe difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline.â€
- â€œYour accomplishments should speak for themselves. Donâ€™t interrupt.â€
- â€œIf you donâ€™t make your own decision, someone else will make it for you.â€
- â€œCount your blessings, not your problems.â€
One by one, readers can serve up spoonfuls of Peanut Butter Principles to the youth in their lives and make a profound impact to help them grow into confident, intelligent, and successful adults and leaders who make good choices, build healthy relationships, and cultivate another generation of leaders.
I thought Peanut Butter Principles: 47 Leadership Lessons Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids was a great read, and wish there was a way to give every one of you a copy – I love it THAT much.
It was an easy read – but I think it is a necessary read for anyone trying to build a business. Yes, I realize it was written for ideas to teach our children – but it taught this Mom a lot of things too! 🙂