• Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is today, including the slightly unconventional way he was raised by his parents, Mary and William Gates Sr.
    The Gates family made a point of being involved in community work and philanthropy, making sure that their kids participated too.
    They also gave their son a significant amount of independence, but wouldn't let him give up just because he didn't excel at something.
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    A lot of factors had to...
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  • Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common

    Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives.
    While there are several factors that affect a child's development, most of it comes down to the parents.
    These factors and techniques are a great starting point for every aspiring great parent.
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    Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.
    And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychologists have pointed to several factors that predict...
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