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Coaches Come in Four Flavors: The Peacock Coach

When it comes to behavioral style, your child’s coach usually displays a preference for one of four styles.  Some coaches are “outgoing” (more assertive) and some are “reserved,” (less assertive).  In addition, some coaches are very “task” oriented (focused on chores), and others are very “relationship” oriented, (focused more on people). While every coach is…
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Coaches Come in Four Flavors: The Rhino Coach

When it comes to behavioral style, your child’s coach usually displays a preference for one of four styles.  Some coaches are “outgoing” (more assertive) and some are “reserved,” (less assertive).  In addition, some coaches are very “task” oriented (focused on chores), and others are very “relationship” oriented, (focused more on people). While every coach is…
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Coaches Come in Four Flavors

Sometimes it’s difficult for a child to understand why coaches behave so differently. Some are quiet and easy going while others are more like drill sergeants. Kids quickly figure out that how they behave with one coach doesn’t work at all with another coach. That’s because coaches come in four different flavors. We’re talking about…
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Is Your Child Ready to Lead?

It’s a great time to talk about leadership with your children; what it is, and what it isn’t.  Leadership in a child’s world of the classroom or a sports team is usually quite informal.  Leaders and followers tend to fall into their respective roles without an election, until they reach exposure to student government or…
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