Parent As CEO: “You work for me.”
In the modern world, the purpose of parenting often has much less to do with children learning how to put food on the table and much more to do with the unfulfilled dreams of the parents themselves—or the expectations they strive to live up to based on their surrounding communities (both physically, in their neighborhoods, and economically, in the context of their standing in society).
The category of Parenting evolved into CEO-like category design. And few people questioned it.
Now, it’s unclear whether this Parenting Category Design is working well.
In 2017 the suicide rate among kids 10-24 was 56 percent higher than it was in 2007. The youth unemployment rate in July 2019 was the highest since 2010. According to the Brookings Institute, children born in the 1940s had a 90 percent chance of making more money than their parents. And 40 years later, that figure has dropped to 50 percent, turning the American dream a coin flip.
In this “mini-book” you will learn:
Short, sweet, and jam-packed with incredibly valuable insights, this “mini-book” is intended to help parents get out of the mindset of telling their children what to do and how to do it, and instead moving into a role where they foster freedom of choice, creativity, and appropriate risk-taking.