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The Five C’s to Success in the New World of Work

I believe my job as a parent is to teach my children to leave me. If I do my job well, they will have a strong sense of self, find meaningful work that makes a difference in the world and discover personal fulfillment through their connection to others. (Of course, I hope they’ll want to come home and eventually live near me with grandchildren.) While I can help them become self-sufficient, I can’t advise them on their future career. The economy is transforming faster than imaginable—with a projected 85% of jobs changing by the time students today enter the workplace. However, my research into the new world of work has shown me that there are Five C’s that will determine their success: collaboration, communication, creativity, connection, and character.  All of them can be developed through mindful parenting..READ MORE.




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Read my article, “Social Skills Are Critical For Future Job Seekers” in Education Week.