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Having a curious mind can lead to excellence.
Questioning why we do something one way can lead to improvements.
Children are born curious, resulting in them learning new things.
Encourage young people to explore new activities.
Have them try new experiences and learn new things.
CURIOUSITY IS IMPORTANT:
Curiousity is a key ingredient in learning at every age.
When people look for better ways to do tasks, they excel at those tasks.
Curiousity ensures they have an active mind.
They learn and understand better.
HOW TO HELP:
Encourage participation in activities that match their interests.
Suggest events of interest such as attending sporting events or concerts.
Have them identify a simple, fun skill to learn.
Examples could be cooking from a certain recipe, working with a specific computer program, or learning a new game.
Have them research information on steps for learning the skill and then help them follow the steps.
Have them call or check online to find out about events that are open to the public.
Try local colleges, art schools, music academies, museums or libraries.
Suggest they attend these as a family enabling everyone can learn about new subjects.
Help children be independent by having them plan an outing using public transportation.
EXAMPLES OF CURIOUS AND SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE:
“I have no special talent, I am only passionately curious” – Albert Einstein
“I just look at some things and go, ‘Why is that? Why does it work that way?” — Nick Kokonas
Nick Kokonas is known for applying creativity to business, art and life.
He is the co-owner and co-founder of The Alinea Group of restaurants.
The Alinea restaurant has been named the Best Restaurant in America and Best Restaurant in The World by many organizations.
His restaurants have won nearly every accolade available.
Helping youth use and develop curiousity will assist them to be happy and fulfilled.
A PARENT’S GUIDE:
Much of the above material is contained in the PARENT’S GUIDE which assists parents and others working with youth.
The guide enables a person to be proactive in the success of a child’s future.
It contains activities to assist youth to gain critical soft skills.
They will become more resourceful and independent when they practice and gain these skills.
The guide is available from Our Future Leaders.
WHAT CAN WE DO?
Youth group sessions have clearly demonstrated that our youth learn the desired soft skills.
What are your thoughts and comments? Please forward them in the comments section below.
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