Monthly Archives: May 2012

Stop Telling Kids to Change the World

Parents, teachers, and President Obama like to remind children of their ability to “change the world”. Kids are definitely capable of leaving their mark on the world – for good or bad.  Young people are on a quest to understand the world and their place in it. On that journey, ambition and passion are powerful forces, but without meaning or a sense of purpose their efforts can be severely misguided. Passion feeds ambition, but it’s that sense of purpose that guides young people to make a positive impact on their world.

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