Offer of Influence

by Lorraine Esposito on January 25, 2013

in You as a parent,You as a person

To influence your kids is to make an offer and to have that offer accepted.  There is a choice on both sides of the equation.

What you offer: 

A front row seat to watch your life as the example of your messages.  

How they accept: 

Sharing their life and dreams with an invitation for feedback. 

Your choice:

To allow your kids to actually see into your life—you know, behind the curtain of perfection and under the veil of certainty.

Your kids’ choice: 

To trust that you will actually see them in all their perfect imperfections before you voice your feedback.

 Your messages that influence aren’t heard with ears;

they are heard with eyes and ears.   

Have you chosen to offer your influence?

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