Motivating Kids in a World Where “Everyone Gets a Trophy”

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  What is to be gained from awarding participation trophies? Children get the message that they don’t need to excel, they just need to show up. Many parents believe that participation awards build confidence, but in reality, the opposite is … Read More

When Goal Setting Doesn’t Work

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There are countless articles about the use of goal setting to accomplish most anything. At GoalUP, we focus on using goal setting as a tool for helping children gain self-confidence, change undesirable behavior or develop new positive habits. There are … Read More