Simple, tangible goals are the key to motivation
As we send our kids off to school this year, it's our natural inclination to say, "Do your best!" But what do these three words really mean? And is this phrase motivating kids or not? In working with hundreds of families over the years, I've found that "do your best" is ambiguous and has different meanings to kids and parents. Perhaps a better way to encourage students to work to their potential is to strike the phrase and instead, set a simple, tangible goal.
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