“A majority of U.S. students lack faith in their ability to reach their goals, according to a nationally representative survey of 642 students last year by Gallup Inc. Although children begin to form their ideas about what they can and can’t achieve by age 7 or 8, only 42% of students ages 10 to 18 say they are energetically pursuing their goals, Gallup found. And only 35% strongly believe they can find ways around obstacles to their goals.”
This excerpt is from an article in last month’s Wall Street Journal. As a parent, guardian, or educator, this article can help you guide your youngsters in the goal achievement process. Interested? Read it here.
Tomorrow is promised to no one!