049 TSP Build Character

One of the most important decisions we make as parents and teachers is the type of character traits we adopt, develop, and foster. This podcast episode discusses the importance of character development in ourselves as the leaders and important persons in children’s lives that have a profound impact and influence on children’s development. Is it important to develop good character? Does it really matter what character we develop? Have a listen and see if you agree that building a strong character of integrity is of the utmost importance as an influence over children.

In the episode, I mentioned additional resources on this topic. Here are some affiliate links to those resources for further information and discussion. You are never under an obligation to buy anything, but if you do use the links below, the podcast and blog may receive a small benefit at no additional cost to you, which helps to support the work of the podcast and blog.

BOOK RESOURCES and Blog Articles

Today Matters: 12 Daily Practices to Guarantee Tomorrow’s Success by John C. Maxwell

The Maxwell Daily Reader: 365 Days of Insight to Develop the Leader Within You and Influence Those Around You by John C. Maxwell

Enliven Technique with Basic Goodness by Paula E. Bird (Stephen Covey and Shinichi Suzuki shared a common belief)

Rock or Sand: Shifting Priorities by Paula E. Bird (a look at parents’ struggles to find practice time with their children)

If you have questions or answers or you would like to comment or leave me a voice mail, you can do so at (512) 537-6356. If you would like to send me an email, you may do so at paula@teachsuzuki.com. I welcome comments and questions about this episode and am interested in hearing about the perspective of other parents and teachers.

You may find more information and useful articles on my blog at: http://teachsuzuki.blogspot.com.

Until next time,

Happy Practicing!

—– Paula —–

© 2017 by Paula E. Bird

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Author: Paula Bird

I am a professional violinist, university teacher, and private instructor with training in the Suzuki Method of Talent Education. I have decades of experience as a teacher and am willing to share my knowledge with parents and teachers of children who are learning music using the Suzuki Method.

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