TypeAMom.net on Teaching Leadership Skills to Children

Jan 15, 2010, 12:01 ET from Type-A Mom

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership skills are a combination of many characteristics which enable children to take control of their lives. Leadership requires an understanding of the greater goals or purpose, as well as trust and example setting. Although there are natural born leaders and every effective group requires both leaders and followers, with support and encouragement from an early age, all children have potential leadership skills which can be developed and enhanced.

Type-A Mom Suburban Moms Editor Annie Evett explains that children who are primarily followers and who tend to quickly cower in the face of peer pressure and risky temptation, often simply lack vital decision-making and self-assertion skills. She covers tips for building leadership skills in children.

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