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How to Share the Shine Your Strengths Blog

August 1st, 2011 by Markus Lefkovits

Group of people representing a diverse community Thank you for your supportive feedback and comments. Writing a blog can sometimes seem like sending words out into space. Hearing back from you makes me feel connected. I’m pleased that the information that I share through this blog helps so many of you. That’s exactly why I’m writing. You’ve asked some questions in the comments about sharing information that I cover in this blog ... Read More »

SHINE: The Entrepreneur’s Journey

May 21st, 2011 by Markus Lefkovits

Last week, I saw a movie called SHINE sponsored by Biznik, a local community of entrepreneurs and small businesses dedicated to helping each other succeed. (Really... "Shine" and "Shine Your Strengths" -- I knew there had to be some kindred spirits involved!) Let me tell you about the film and how it can help to inform individuals with ADHD who want to work for themselves. SHINE: The Entrepreneur’s Journey is ... Read More »

You Can Only Reinforce What’s There

February 17th, 2011 by Markus Lefkovits

There is nothing inherently wrong with expecting good performance in school from your children. Yet, for some kids, it can actually do harm and backfire. Some kids do NOT benefit from academic pressure at home. Some children interpret strong performance in school with personal acceptance and love from their parents. In other words, they work hard in school in order to feel accepted and loved by Mom or Dad—although children will never verbalize ... Read More »

Do Kids Need New Years Resolutions?

December 29th, 2010 by Markus Lefkovits

Making resolutions can be productive or can elicit a big long yawn. So what’s new?  Yet if you want to make changes in your life with regard to your child or children, there is ONE very small and simple change I recommend that will make a HUGE difference in your life and that of your child.  It’s painless... It’s free... It’s Accountability.  I think any first grader and up can understand a discussion about how you would ... Read More »

How to Create a Holiday Schedule

December 28th, 2010 by Markus Lefkovits

The kids are home for the holidays. Help! They’ve got all the free time in the world and you are gripped by fear about potential chaos exploding in your home.  The secret to managing kids during vacation is to ensure they have something to do EVERY day.   You can replace that feeling of “What will I do?” with the question “What will YOU do?”  Now is the perfect time to help your kids learn ... Read More »

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