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 Kohli Ventures
7 March 2016

9 ways to raise your children to become successful

Think you could raise a genius? How about an entrepreneur? Some characteristics of bright children are inherent, whilst others are learnt through their interactions with their environment.

Even simple tasks, such as limiting the amount of time and access your child has to a television and encouraging your child to exercise can increase their executive-functioning abilities. It’s not only actions on their part that can prepare them for a successful future. Encouraging them to create goals and write them down teaches accountability, as well as shows them how to turn their big ideas into reality. Urge them to brainstorm their ideas and let their imagination run free. After all, some of the worlds best products came from the craziest of ideas!

The effects of early life experience on later life achievement have long been investigated and the results highlight the importance of investing in young people and nurturing talent.The early years are important because, in the first few years of life, 700 new neural connections are formed every second.These are the connections that build brain architecture – the foundation upon which all later learning, behavior, and health depend.

It goes without saying parenting that encourages hard work and education will help to develop smart, successful, entrepreneurial children. And getting it right the first time is more effective and ultimately saves a lot of time in the long run. However, these tips not only help your child set strong foundations for their adult lives, but also helps the next generation create a better world for themselves.

So here are nine traits you can encourage in your children to help them become successful in the future.