I found this to be very interesting. It made me stop and wonder if I was helping to nurture relationship-savvy children or was neglecting the useful life skills associated with relationship building, even in very simple ways. We’re talking about in-person communicating and building real-life relationships with family and peers, as well as online associations. The suggestions apply to young and old alike.
Click the following link to jump to Keith Ferrazzi’s short 3-minute video where he explains what he is talking about, and how very simple, small steps over time can be quite beneficial. He also provides an unexpected insight into how a child might interpret certain suggestions by a parent to be hypocritical, in a way that I hadn’t considered before. Here’s the link:
6 Tips for Raising a Relationship-Savvy Child
After listening to the suggestions, feel free to add any thoughts as comments below…