The man worked very hard. For years, he trained his voice and ear under the best coaches, but he still couldn’t stretch past an octave and to him a flat sounded pretty much like a sharp. Unlike many failed musicians, he also paid close attention to marketing. His brochures were glossy. His business cards played music. And his affected flair included a scarf and a cane
Illustrating libertarian ethics at a personal growth seminar caused quite a stir.
This month, James challenges the belief that self-directed kids can’t handle the world. He writes that allowing children to choose their own challenges and make their own decisions may prepare them better for grown life than adult-imposed tasks or hardships ever could.
If a 10-year-old is removed from school to direct his own education, will he just play video games all day? James Davis addresses this fear with a surprising answer.
A reader asks James: Do you ever worry that your kids won’t pick up proficiency in things that will serve them well but aren’t very appealing on their surface? Writing essays = not appealing. Being able to write well for the rest of your life = priceless…