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Tag: growth

Fear of Failure [Podcast]

[featured-image size=”facebook_opengraph” single_newwindow=”false”] Failure and the fear of failure have a way of robbing us and trapping us.  This episode of Today’s Family Experience focuses on my experience with failure and how I’ve been finding freedom from the traps… Read More

Life Ready Kids – Negotiate, Not Manipulate

There are two things that are pretty sure to get me on my soapbox. 1. Parents who beg their kids into compliance. These are the parents that are at the store begging and bribing their kid into doing… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 4): Being Efficient and Effective

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 3): Loving Instead of Hurrying

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 2): Gathering Wisdom Instead of Information

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 1)

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

Asking Great Questions (Pt. 4)

by Chuck “Are we there yet?”  Every parent hates that question.  I have a feeling that some of you may be asking the same thing about this series on Asking Great Questions. So far we’ve look at asking… Read More

Asking Great Questions (Pt 2)

Continuing our series on asking great questions, today we focus on asking questions that will increase our success.  What does success look like in the home?   We’ve had kids at our youth ranch that come from homes that… Read More

Asking Great Questions (Pt 1)

According to Ken Coleman, “there is power in a good question.” * I recently heard an interview of Ken Coleman, author of the book, “One Question:  Life-Changing Answers from Today’s Leading Voices.”  Ken knows the power of a… Read More

Pruning for Growth

by Chuck In my last post we looked at how complexity increases with growth.  We also looked at some basic questions of what to do, why, and where to try to break through the complexity.  Today I want… Read More