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The Single Most Damaging Mistake Every Loving Parent Inflicts On Their Kids

“You are smart!” I’ve said it to my kids thousands of times over the years. And it’s terrible, awful parenting. Really, it is. Telling kids they are good, or smart, or talented is a surefire way to decrease their motivation and reduce future performance. One of the most common parenting mistakes is to think they…

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Practicing Practice: Mastery, Mistakes, and Tiny Habits

Ask 100 people – they’ve all heard this phrase before: “If something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right.” I think this phrase is just about the worst phrase you can tell someone, because the time and place for doing something right is after you’ve done it 100 times, and know exactly what to do.…

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