Educating kids

Leadership Adaptive or Technical? (part 1)

Adaptive Problems and Challenges (ACs)  require painful transitions in attitudes, values, and/or behaviors. Adaptive change must be internalized by the people with the problem.

Two Simple Questions that we are all trying to answer…

While I was traveling last week, I had several occasions to talk about child rearing, family relationships and in general talk about healthy interpersonal relationships.  It’s fun to attempt to distill true principles into very simple and basic pieces and see how the really best family consulting is simple and crosses and intersects different cultures…

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Failure in Arranging Success

When I first started thinking about writing a piece on arranging for our children’s success, I was confronted with a number of questions: What is success? Can we really arrange for our children’s success? Don’t we learn a lot from our failures. And on and on. All very good questions! Let me clarify that I’m…

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Helping our kids succeed: mentoring

Awhile back we began to consider how to arrange for our kids’ success. I’m still learning how to do this better.  This past week, I failed to arrange that for one of my daughters, and so one of my kids did not experience success. I didn’t experience success either.  As a dad, I made some…

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Educating Kids Overseas

Enjoy  The Education Cafe Families living overseas face a variety of challenges. Living in cross cultural spaces can be exhilarating and it can be exhausting.  Educating children overseas is a similar kind of opportunity.  Knowing one’s options helps parents make wise decisions about their children’s education. Local public or government schools can be great options…

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