"What's our most precious resource? Children. What's the most valuable thing any child can have? A parent who loves and values them and will help them become the best they can be. And where do fathers go for advice on being that kind of parent? Fathers, you say, not mothers? Now that's a tricky one. Not any more it's not. Finally, there is a practical parenting guide for men. Michael Grose has a track record in parenting books and now he has written the one Australian fathers have been waiting for, A Man's Guide to Raising Kids. At last, a book specifically written for men in the 21st century. He demolishes the myths ('Children are not safe around men'- Myth! 'Fathers need to forgive their own fathers before they can be good dads'- Myth! 'Busy dads are bad dads'- Myth!). He provides practical advice that's easy to understand and apply, and covers everything dads need to know. Topics include- Getting discipline right; How to raise both daughters and sons effectively; How their birth order affects your kids and how you should deal with that; Getting involved in their sports; Fathering after divorce or separation; Getting through their adolescence; The role of grandad
Who's in charge? You or your children? Do you find yourself in a constant battle with them? Are you a new parent? Whether you are new to parenting or have been struggling with how to effectively discipline your child, this book is for you. RAISING WELL-BEHAVED KIDS, A SIMPLE GUIDE is a short, simply written book. For parents who don't have the time or the desire to read a lengthy book on the subject, this book is a quick read (40 pages) filled with straightforward advice. RAISING WELL-BEHAVED KIDS will give you valuable tools to help you raise your child to be a caring, respectful and responsible adult. This book gives examples of situations you may find yourself in and guides you with ways to respond. Learn why children not only need rules and limits, but why deep down they really want them. As you teach your child what is acceptable behavior and what isn't, you become your child's most important teacher.
My Child Would Never Do That! are famous last words uttered by parents in every school and every school district across the country when they are surprised about something they believe their child would never do. In my experiences students of all ages can make poor choices due to peer pressure, poor parenting or behavioral concerns. Students can stand and do great things as well. For those few students that do shocking things, I am presenting twelve principles for parents which will prevent them from falling into an embarrassing scenario and they would be able to truly know, "My Child Would Never Do That!"
Delegation amounts to a lot more than just passing work off onto subordinates. When handled correctly, it gives managers a chance to strengthen their departments by developing the skills and organizational competencies of their people. Filled with quick tips, exercises, self-assessments, and practical worksheets, this book presents an easy-to-master five-step process for effective delegation. Readers will learn how to: ¿ determine which task to delegate ¿ identify the right person for the job ¿ assign the task ¿ monitor progress and provide feedback ¿ and evaluate performance The book shows readers how to set the stage for excellent results, what to do if things go wrong, and how to ensure that all their people benefit from the experience. This is a quick, comprehensive course on an essential¿and sometimes overlooked¿management competency. Richard A. Luecke (Salem, MA) is a business writer and entrepreneur. He is the author of Manager¿s Toolkit, Coaching and Mentoring, and How to Become a Better Negotiator, Second Edition (978-0-8144-0047-0). Perry McIntosh (Salem, MA) has over fifteen years of management experience at mid and senior levels. She is the co-author of a self-study course for aspiring managers.
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