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    Want Your Children to Succeed? Stop Asking This Question

    From the time we are children we are asked the question “What do you want to be when you grow up”?  We ask our toddlers, we ask our tweens and we pressure our high school seniors to “choose” a life path so they can succeed. Our children are encouraged to pick a career, find their direction and fulfill their purpose. But this Direction Diva isn’t sure that pushing our children to decide what they want to be so early in life really will help them succeed. Since launching our new teen initiative DASIUM , I’m seeing more and more high school and college age kids torn between multiple interests and the pressure to choose. They are told that they…