Here are 3 skills that are very hard to master but support our growth at any age

Posted on Nov 11 19

By: Gerry Laperal

 

  1. Sleep – Having a regular sleep schedule and getting enough quality sleep is incredibly underrated. We perform, learn and interact better when we are well rested. What happens to you when you are sleep deprived? https://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/features/10-results-sleep-loss#1
Sleep

 

  1. Delayed gratification – Buying a new device, having an extra slice of cake, or procrastinating starting that business puts us in a pattern of chasing. Let’s be patient and think. Read more about the Marshmallow Test here: https://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-marshmallow-test-kids-20180626-story.html.
Delayed Gratification

 

  1. Listening – When was the last time you emptied your mind, put down your phone and simply listed to someone? Listening is a skill and needs practice. Who did you have your last meaningful conversation with? What did they say and how did they make you feel?
Listening

 

 

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Gerardo Oliverio V. Laperal

President

Cambridge Children’s Learning and Development Inc.

Gerry is a perpetual student committed to providing excellent early childhood education and building fantastic teams.

Prior to Cambridge, Gerry worked in finance, television production and insurance. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a double major in math and economics.

 

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