On this episode of the Duct Tape Advertising Podcast, I interview Jennifer Wallace. She is a contract print and tv journalist who started her profession at 60 Minutes. She’s a frequent contributor to the WSJ and the Washington Submit.
Her upcoming e book By no means Sufficient: When Achievement Tradition Turns into Poisonous-and What We Can Do About It, explores the deep roots of poisonous achievement tradition, and finds out what we should do to battle again.
Mattering is the concept of feeling valued for who we’re at our core by our households, by our mates, by our neighborhood, and in addition being depending on so as to add significant worth again to folks, to mates, to the neighborhood. Jennifer highlights that many mother and father at the moment inadvertently place extreme emphasis on their kids’s achievements, associating their worth primarily with educational efficiency, extracurricular accomplishments, and exterior recognition. This strategy, whereas meant to encourage and put together kids for a aggressive world, typically results in unintended penalties similar to heightened nervousness, stress, and a distorted self-concept.
It’s necessary that oldsters undertake a extra balanced and holistic strategy by fostering a way of mattering inside the household dynamic. By prioritizing mattering, mother and father assist kids develop wholesome vanity and self-worth that transcends exterior achievements. Kids who really feel valued for who they’re are inclined to exhibit better resilience within the face of setbacks, fostering a progress mindset and a willingness to take calculated dangers. Moreover, the dialog extends the relevance of mattering past parenting and into different spheres of life, together with the office. The idea of mattering holds the potential to humanize organizational cultures, improve worker satisfaction, and contribute to total well-being,
Questions I ask Jennifer Wallace:
- [01:31] Why did you need to sort out this matter?
- [02:44] In order a educated journalist, you really did an entire vary of analysis topics for this e book. Inform me a little bit bit about this.
- [04:46] There are quite a lot of issues which have modified generationally however do you suppose that each technology has felt the identical technique to some extent?
- [06:27] How a lot of a loopy type of reset did COVID trigger?
- [08:22] You spent quite a lot of this books speaking about one thing you name mattering. What do you imply by that and what the implications are of not mattering?
- [11:20] How has penning this e book modified your parenting?
- [14:46] How a lot of that mattering is taken into account mattering on your mother and father?
- [16:49] What position does social media have on competitors striving that will create a few of this stress?
- [17:40] The place’s the wholesome stability? As a result of some achievement just isn’t all dangerous.
- [19:15] Quite a lot of the work that you just write about might actually apply to a office, proper?
- [20:13] What’s the answer to this downside?
Extra About Jennifer Wallace:
- Jennifer’s website
- Pre-order By no means Sufficient: When Achievement Tradition Turns into Poisonous-and What We Can Do About It
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