Archive for October, 2008

Brainstorm & Group Before Using the Ultimate, Organizational Thinking Tool – A Mind Map (Part 1)

Friday, October 31st, 2008

How many of you have been asked to brainstorm a certain topic? If you’re like me, then you’ve probably said to yourself, or out loud, “Not another exercise like this! What a waste of my time!”

How many of you knew that brainstorming is actually the beginning of creating the ultimate, organizational thinking tool? That there is a more important reason for doing so?

Brainstorming is one way to express and freely link in ideas that you associate with a particular topic. What happens is that we write down whatever comes to our mind and most importantly, we do not judge these ideas.

By the way, I encourage you and your children to (more…)

The Question Must Be “How Are Your Kids SMART?” – Not – “How Smart Are They?”

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Howard Gardner, the Harvard psychologist and researcher, is best known for developing the theory of multiple intelligences. He uncovered many different types of intelligences, not just THAT ONE we are all familiar with, IQ.

Oh yes, these intelligences also keep developing through our lives.

When parents and teachers know our kids dominant intelligences, they stop getting bored at school. They stop being overwhelmed by challenges, less afraid to try new things and less anxious. They experience learning as FUN.

To remember all of the intelligences, I use the acronym SLIM -N -BIL.

Let’s look at a very brief explanation of each one. (more…)

Tap Into Your Child’s Preferred Learning Style So They Become a More Active & Involved Learner

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

When our kids discover HOW they learn, they absolutely gain more control over their lives. They are able to demonstrate and share their strengths, boost their self-esteem, become less afraid to make mistakes and increase their capacity to solve problems in life.

Most people, so this includes our ‘kids’, have access to all three main learning styles or modalities. (visual, auditory and kinesthetic).Oh yes, there is also gustatory (taste) and olfactory (smell).

Everyone is auditory and visual, just like you have two hands. It’s (more…)

How To Get Your Kids Into a Learning State of Focused Concentration (Part 2)

Friday, October 24th, 2008

In Part 1(Get Your Children Into a State of Focused Concentration & They Can Learn Faster ) I invited you to use a technique that will get your kids into a positive learning state. This is the state your kids should get into any time they need to take in, store and recall information.

It will absolutely make time go fast, everything will be more fun and it will be easier to learn.

By the way, you can put Part 1 into action, can’t you?

Let me explain another powerful state for learning…the SLANT technique.

It is a strategy adapted by Dr Ed Ellis. With SLANT, your kids will discover how to pay attention, not just in their classes.

Here’s what you do: (more…)

Get Your Children Into a State of Focused Concentration & They Can Learn Faster (Part 1)

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Would you like your kids to learn techniques where time goes faster, where they can spend more time doing other things which they really enjoy, get better results on tests, study less and they’ll do better in school and enjoy it?

I was first introduced to this technique by Tad James, a certified Master Trainer in NLP. This technique absolutely works. I have used it extensively to empower both kids and adults so they are totally focused.

Let me explain… (more…)

7 Tips to Accelerate Your Child’s Learning So They Will Achieve Their Best Potential

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

When our kids discover HOW they learn, they absolutely gain more control over their lives.

They are able to demonstrate and share their strengths, boost their self-esteem, become less afraid to make mistakes and increase their capacity to solve problems in life.

OK, what can you do NOW to develop this?

1.    Tap into your child’s learning style so they become a more active and involved learner.

Identify their preferred style (visual, auditory, kinesthetic). Then (more…)

Allowances Develop Your Child’s Self-Reliance, Responsibility & Powerful Money Habits

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

“It’s Not How Much Money You Make That Is Important. It’s How Much You Keep.”

It is your decision whether you give your kids an allowance or not. Allowances can be either a good thing or a bad thing. It all depends on how you use it…and what experiences your child has.

Let me ask you this question…

What do our children learn if we just give them an allowance and fail to tie it to such lessons as responsibility, making choices, or (more…)

How Can We Set A Good Example For Our Kids In These Tough Times?

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

During the last month or so, I would like a $1 for every time this question has been said to me.

Thanks to Tina from http://www.NewOldMomsClub.com and many others, I would like to take this opportunity to respond.

By the way, Tina, thank you for downloading the FREE mp3 and Action Guide after you asked me your burning question over to the right in my optin box.

It doesn’t matter where we live in this amazing world, things are certainly difficult right now with the present global financial situation…and especially if you have kids at home.

They too would be experiencing the stress. This can have negative (more…)

“Raising Smart Rich Kids – Top 5 Reasons to Play Financial Board Games with Your Kids”

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

“Tell me and I will forget … Show me and I may remember
Involve me and I will learn and understand…”

When people and kids play board games, we learn a great deal about all players involved and also many life-skills.

Let’s discover how beneficial financial board games are…

1) Games reveal a lot about a person’s behavior.

Take the time to really observe how they play the game.

Do they …. (more…)

“Seek Out Mentors For Your Children – They Lessen Their Daily Challenges & Frustrations”

Monday, October 6th, 2008

As parents, we know that our kids and other kids are watching us. And you know what’s really spooky? …

It’s not just your kids who will be watching you… it’s your nieces/ nephews, anybody else in your family…..anybody else who is in your circle and who actually looks up to you.

You know what else is spooky?

Some parents…

  • Don’t feel comfortable with this role….do you?
  • Want someone who has achieved the results that their kids want ..Are you one of these parents?
  • Don’t want their kids making the same mistakes that they have made…Do you know someone like this?
  • If you can relate to the above questions or you know someone who can, then this is what you can do… (more…)