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Empowered teens and parents PODCAST with Debra Beck

Empowered teens and parents PODCAST with Debra Beck

For this latest podcast episode, Shellee sits down with Debra Beck, Author of the award winning book My Feet Aren’t Ugly, A Girl’s Guide to Loving herself from the inside out. Shellee and Debra discuss: - Learning the signs of when your teens are struggling - The...

Leah Rae Getts- Raising Trail Blazers

Leah Rae Getts- Raising Trail Blazers

Shellee and Leah discuss: - Impacting lives through marketing - Raising a entrepreneur spirited child About Leah: Leah Rae Getts, and her husband, Todd, are the owners of DigitalTrailblazer.com and specialize in helping experts, coaches, consultants, and entrepreneurs...

Leah Jantzen- Control the Controllables

Leah Jantzen- Control the Controllables

Shellee and Leah discuss: - Importance of students having resilience and mental strength to be successful - It's ok to not know what you want to for the rest of your life, as you are always evolving and interests change - Reframe failure to a growth opportunity About...

Joey Mascio- Sidekick to Hero

Joey Mascio- Sidekick to Hero

The three soft skills your teen needs after high school and how parents can help them learn them. 1) Owning their results 2) Rewriting their stories 3) Taming their emotions When a teen can do this, I call it going from sidekick to hero. In the classic hero's journey,...

Jesse LeBeau: The Attitude Advantage

Jesse LeBeau: The Attitude Advantage

Shellee and Jesse discuss: - Find something you wake up excited about - Using your platform to make a difference in others lives - Parents your job is to prepare them for their future by allowing them to fail and learn About Jesse: Jesse LeBeau is one of today’s most...

Ann Garcia- How to Pay for College

Ann Garcia- How to Pay for College

Shellee and Ann discuss:Ask yourself: What does it mean to live your best life? Then build a plan to make it a realityA great college experience is possible at any price pointThe importance of looking at your budget for college when your kids are in middle school so...

Michael Jacobus- Digital Addiction in Teenagers

Michael Jacobus- Digital Addiction in Teenagers

Shellee and Michael discuss: - The struggle a lot of parents deal with when their teenagers are addicted to digital screens and video games - As a parent who dealt with this in his own kid, created a summer program for teenagers where they reset. It is a month long...

Josh Siegel- Lemonade Education

Josh Siegel- Lemonade Education

Shellee and Josh discuss: - Is the SAT/ACT really necessary? - Importance of AP classes - Setting your student up for success by knowing how much they can handle About Josh: As the leader behind Lemonade Education, an AP and academic tutoring company, Josh brings a...

The Top 3 Things That Will Get You A Big Scholarship

The Top 3 Things That Will Get You A Big Scholarship

College Scholarships We believe in taking away the overwhelm.The Top 3 Things That Will Get You A Big ScholarshipHello, Shellee Howard back with another video for students and parents. First off, thanks so much for your feedback about this video series. I’m glad you...

Jessyka Coulter- Love to Learn

Shellee and Jessyka discuss: - Life skills all children need to be successful - It is important for students to have goals before they can be motivated - How to know if your student needs help with study skills Jessyka Coulter is the CEO and Founder of Ace Cookie...

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