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Jan 26, 2022

In this episode, Gene Rice guides us to discover strategies and ideas in determining a child's ultimate purpose to accomplish their professional and personal success. Stay tuned to know about the five commonly missed elements of informal education and the road map to a child’s success.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Beneficial experiences for your children before pursuing a full-time career
  • Why is it important to encourage your children's passions?
  • 112 reasons why parents fail to guide their children
  • The importance of developing a mind of gratefulness to young people
  • How is professional success related to personal success?
  • Ways to uncover your kid’s passion and purpose

Resources mentioned in this episode

Grad To Grow-Up by Gene Rice and Courtney Bejgrowicz


About Gene Rice

Rags-to-riches author and CEO Gene Rice and his high school English teacher daughter Courtney Bejgrowicz, share critical information alongside professional and personal successes and failures to demystify adulthood. They are the co-authors of the book “Grad to Grown-Up” which teaches everything you didn’t learn in school but all you need to know to launch your personal and professional life. The five sections—life, job search, career, personal finance, and health and relationships—provide real-world insights that are often overlooked in formal education. 

Gene Rice is a leading executive retained recruiter, placing over 1000 executives while building one of the largest search firms in the world. He is also chairman of Rice Cohen International, and co-founder of the Plant a Seed Inspire a Dream Foundation, which has helped over 700 kids' children pursue their passions. He brings a desire to help others to all he does. 

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