On finding a good mentor – for teens

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Entrepreneurial Strategies for Success

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Topic: Shape who you are

 Why it is important to seek mentors in the pursuit of career and academic goals

If we believe that others and our past control our destiny, then we are helpless puppets motivated by fear.

The truth is that life is a series of choices, and at any time we can change our lives for better or …

Helicopter parents beware the illusion of control

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

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Helicopter parents monitor and advocate in all details of their children’s lives well into young adulthood.  So when Lenore Skenazy wrote in her column (for the New York Sun) that she let her 9-year-old son travel home by himself on the subway in New York, she sparked a controversy that led to her creation of the website “Free Range Kids” and a book by the same title released last Spring. (Note this blog

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About Joanna Jullien

Joanna Jullien

Joanna (jullien@surewest.net) and her husband have raised two sons in Roseville, CA. She has a degree from U.C. Berkeley in Social Anthropology (corporate culture). Her honors thesis was awarded the Kroeber Prize and funding from National Science Foundation grant. Joanna writes to help parents with the modern-day leadership challenges of raising children. She is a contributing writer for The Granite Bay View, the Press Tribune, the Sacramento Examiner, and editor of Banana Moments.

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