- November 9, 2012
- Posted by: STEP Consulting
- Category: News, Uncategorized
Questions to Inspire Young Thinking
What children’s books are the most helpful in teaching leadership to kids? I posed this question in my online leadership communities, as well as to parents, and a children’s librarian. The suggestions came pouring in. So many of us have fond memories of reading as a child and of reading with our own children. Thank you to all who shared your stories of the stories you love and the meanings they hold.
In culling through the lists, it became clear to me that so many children’s books don’t speak of leadership directly… but they provide a great way to isolate one or two specific leadership variables. My son, Sebastian, age 7 and I went to the library and got a big stack of your suggestions. We’ve been playing a very simple game. We read the children’s book and then he tells me what leadership characteristic the book is about. He got so excited about the game that last Saturday he woke me up at 1 am asking to “play again.”
By Karin Hurt, Let’s Grow Leaders”, November 3, 2012