"What does it take to be a good parent? We know some of the tricks for
teaching kids to become high achievers. For example, research suggests
that when parents praise effort rather than ability, children develop a
stronger work ethic and become more motivated."
Note that shaming isn't very productive, despite the media's fondness
for "naming and shaming".
Via Tim O'Reilly.
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*** Xanni ***
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