Teaching Drive and Determination

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Point Them in the Right Direction

Drive and Determination are key indicators of success in every field and focus.  Anything that is worthwhile as an achievement requires perseverance and some level of effort.  However, we can also bail out at almost any point in trying to achieve that goal.  This is where drive and determination come in.  We will encounter stumbling blocks that will either need to be overcome or we can allow them to keep us from success.

There is some part of these skills that can be taught.  However, a better way to instill these attributes is to ensure proper focus.  When we desire a goal and/or love the work enough then drive and determination comes to us naturally.  This is where work fades away and we just do something we would do if left to our own devices.  The stumbling blocks just become interesting challenges along the way.  Find the things your child wants to do and you will see drive and determination rise to the surface.

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