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The 10 Greatest Gifts I Give My Children

The 10 Greatest Gifts I Give My Children

Parenting from the Heart

The twentieth anniversary edition of the classic parenting book, now updated to reflect Steven Vannoy’s two decades of experience helping both families and businesses better care for their children and employees.

For more than twenty years, The 10 Greatest Gifts I Give My Children has been helping parents to put the joy back into parenting. Steven Vannoy’s unique parenting style is designed to create a harmonious family atmosphere with self-esteem, compassion, balance, humor, communication, integrity, responsibility, conscious choice, and full expression of emotions.

And parents are not the only ones who have benefitted from Vannoy’s wisdom: in the years since the book was first published, Vannoy has used the principles in this book to help businesses worldwide create healthier and more fulfilling workplaces. With updated principles and a new foreword by the author, this twentieth anniversary edition will help both new and old readers of The 10 Greatest Gifts I Give My Children build better relationships with their children and colleagues both in the office and at home.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781476762975 | 
  • May 2014
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Ten Greatest Gifts I Give My Children
CHAPTER ONE Tool One: Forward Focus

Sometimes I wonder about certain drivers I see hurtling down the highway. Their driving seems very erratic. Then I pull alongside and notice that while they appeared to be looking straight ahead, they were actually driving by looking in the rearview mirror. Some are checking their hair, applying makeup, shaving—whatever—and some are just staring in the mirror for no apparent reason.

A lot of families I know, including... see more

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Posted by Steven W. Vannoy

No matter how prepared we may think we are, letting go is hard when our child graduates. We live out of this change and—not surprisingly—our hearts struggle. What if you lived instead from a more useful perspective? Here are some powerful tips...

About the Author

Steven W. Vannoy
Photograph © Steven W. Vannoy

Steven W. Vannoy

Steven W. Vannoy, author, speaker, and facilitator, founded Verus Global in 1990 with a vision to create resilient work cultures, more productive teams, and higher quality of life for all. Now, with more than forty years of business leadership experience, Vannoy is a recognized expert in building strength in corporations internationally, as well as creating sustainable, healthy cultures in workplaces, communities, and families. Learn more about Verus Global at VerusGlobal.com.

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