Secrets of Successful Kids: Grit, Purpose, and Artificial Intelligence

While there are no ironclad rules for producing children who perform well in school, pursue healthy behavior, and work towards wise goals, there are proven strategies that can help. Lucky are those with natural talent, but some work suggests grit, perseverance, and pure stick-to-it-ness may matter even more. Research also highlights the value of finding meaningful life purpose. Artificial intelligence has emerged as an effective tool for predicting long-term outcomes, but can it also help maximize a child’s potential? How do we cultivate characteristics in our youth that will lead to a fulfilling adulthood? What can early coaching accomplish?

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