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Is Your Child “Overbooked”?: KSL 5 News

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The Overbooked Child

Good parents sign their kids up for dance, sports, music, art, and language lessons, right? In a recent NewYorkTimes.com arti

cle Alina Tugend says, “…in an effort to give their children everything, some parents end up not just depleting financial resources, but also their own emotional energy.” Exposure to early opportunities, classes, sports, and lessons to gain skills doesn’t guarantee future success for your child,

and in some cases may be detrimental to your child and family. Here are some common myths that lead to overbooked kids, parenting truths and tips to help you to give your child what he or she really needs to succeed.

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Why Therapists Need An Elevator Speech: Crafting Your Basic Message (part 2)

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An elevator speech, or practice message, is the building block of marketing your private therapy practice. Getting comfortable saying what you do and how your work helps your clients and is essential to drawing additional clients to your practice. In case you missed it, here’s a link to Why Therapists Need an Elevator Speech (part 1).

A great resource for developing your basic practice message is Lynn Grodzki’s book Building Your Ideal Practice. Ms. Grodzki outlines four styles for crafting your basic practice message. Try these out and see which one flows most naturally.

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