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 “Peanut Butter Principles: 47 Leadership Lessons Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids”, 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 mouth—gleaned from his parents, extended family, and the many other influential people in his life.
Organized by topics, including “The Super Self”, “Making Wishes Come True” and “The School of Life”, Franklin's simple concepts have lasting power to develop young leaders, including:
- “Be thankful you don’t get everything you ask for.”
- “The difference between a goal and a dream is a deadline.”
- “Your accomplishments should speak for themselves. Don’t interrupt.”
- “If you don’t make your own decision, someone else will make it for you.”
- “Count your blessings, not your problems.”
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! 🙂