Instilling Leadership Skills In Your Child
Aruna Raghuram 9 Mins Read
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Easy, fun activities to help your child learn about planning and teamwork so that they become great leaders who shineand let others shine as well!
Leaders are not just born; they can be made too. This means, while some children have the innate ability to lead, others can become effective leaders by learning organizational skills and cultivating empathy. Did you know that home is the first place where children can develop these skills? Well walk you through some practical tips and activities that will nurture leadership skills in children. Leadership skills can broadly be categorized into personal skills (empathy, confidence, planning and decision-making) and interpersonal skills (conflict management, delegation and mentoring).Developing Personal SkillsEmpathy: The value of empathetic listening in an effective leader cannot be emphasized enough. Only if a leader listens to his team membersand is able to fully understand their needs and problemscan he take decisions in everyones interest. How to: When your children fight, ask each child to see the situation from the others point of view.Tell your child about the challenges youre.