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Summer Throwback: Eps 242 Encouraging Self-Drive with Ned Johnson

Joyful Courage - A Conscious Parenting Podcast

Hi Listeners! Welcome to the Joyful courage 2022 Summer Throwback series! We are all busy enjoying the long days of sunshine, and I wanted to be sure that you have some useful listening material to enjoy - so I will be sharing some of my favorite shows from the past with you weekly through July and August.Today I am sharing an episode that I send to parents all.the.time. It is my conversation with Ned Johnson about HOW to encourage our kids to be self-driven. Ned is awesome - super easy to talk to, with practical, real world advice on being in conversation. We all want our kids to live up to their potential - AND its really on THEM to get there - so, yeah, this show is the bomb.Listen to it on the website at besproutable.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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22 Aug 2022

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(Ep. 84) Ned Johnson: Struggle towards success

I Wish They Knew

IN EPISODE 84: Whether it's how kids fare at school or the way adults perform at work, we've developed a disabling attitude towards achievement. Too much grooming, not enough patience and an unhealthy outlook on the value of struggling have gotten in the way of progress. It turns out that if you want to build emotionally strong, determined and ambitious adults, the best thing to do is get out of the way. This episode is a must-listen for parents, coaches and anyone who wants to raise a successful adult  - or help employees become their most successful selves. ABOUT NED JOHNSON: Ned Johnson is an author, speaker, and the founder of PrepMatters, an educational company providing academic tutoring, educational planning and standardized test prep. A professional “tutor-geek” since 1993, Ned has spent more than 40,000 one-on-one hours helping students conquer an alphabet of standardized tests and honing his insights on communicating with students and parents. A battle-tested veteran in the fields of test preparation, anxiety management, and student performance, Ned coaches kids how to manage their stress while simultaneously motivating and empowering them to reach their full potential. Ned has written for the New York Times, The Telegraph, U.S. News & World Report & The Washington Post and co-authored three books, including the national best-seller The Self-Driven Child.


8 Jun 2022

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#22. How to Talk with Kids to Build Stress Tolerance & Motivation with Dr. Stixrud and Ned Johnson

The Emotional Inheritance of Parenting

In looking back at some of the most challenging conversations you’ve had with your kids, have you sometimes thought to yourself, “How did that conversation go so wrong? I wanted to impart wisdom, teach a lesson, and all I got was their tuning me out, slamming the door, and I felt angrier than before!” Join me in this rich conversation with best-selling authors, Dr. William Stixrud and Ned Johnson, as we talk about their book, What Do You Say? How to Talk with Kids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home. If you’ve asked yourself “What on earth do I say to support my child’s stress tolerance?” “What does an effective conversation look like when talking about their use of technology?” “What type of language is effective at helping my child handle their anxiety?” then tune in to this eye-opening conversation with clinical neuropsychologist, Dr. William Stixrud, and with Ned Johnson, author, speaker and founder of PrepMatters who has spent nearly 50,000 one-on-one hours helping students learn to manage their anxiety and develop their own motivation to succeed. To learn more about Dr. Stixrud’s work, please visit:https://stixrud.com/https://stixrud.com/the-self-driven-child/To learn more about Ned Johnson’s work, please visit:www.prepmatters.comor follow him on Instagram and TikTok: @theothernedjohnsonTo learn more about their new book, please visit:www.whatdoyousaybook.com


23 Mar 2022

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Ned Johnson – Parents' Role in College Admission

Inside Admission

Host Andrew Palumbo sits down for a conversation with standardized testing prep expert Ned Johnson, a self-described “Tutor-Geek” and President of PrepMatters. In this episode of the Inside Admission podcast, Ned and Andrew focus on what role parents should play in the college admission process. Frustrated by conversations with your child about college that don't go as planned?  Can't get your high schooler to talk about their applications?  This episode is full of strategies and knowledge that are essential for parents supporting a child with their college admission process.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/insideadmission/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/insideadmission/support


14 Feb 2022

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Ed Talks with Ned Johnson

Homeroom with Sal Khan

How can parents and teachers help their kids and teens navigate stress? Ned Johnson, author of the Self-Driven Child, joins Kristen Dicerbo, PhD on this episode of Khan Academy Ed Talks. They discuss ways to help kids manage stress and remain resilient, confident, and optimistic.Streamed live on February 2, 2022. See the original stream on YouTube.For more information visit: https://blog.khanacademy.orgKhan Academy is a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. If you’d like to contribute, please visit:https://khanacademy.org/donate


3 Feb 2022

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Ep. 221 Conversations With Your Teens That Create Happiness - Dr. William Stixrud and Ned Johnson

Family Looking Up

We are thrilled to welcome back Dr. William Stixrud and Ned Johnson, to discuss their new book “What Do You Say? How to Talk with Kids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home” .  These authors always have incredible insights backed by science that helps parents to understand, better, how to communicate with their child. We hope you enjoy!


18 Jan 2022

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072: Ned Johnson

Parenting The Adlerian Way

I am so excited to introduce you to Ned Johnson, co-author of  What Do You Say: How to talk with kids to build motivation, stress tolerance and a happy home. Written during COVID but useful anytime. I met Ned years ago when he attended a presentation of mine in MD for the Adlerian organization in the Washington DC area known as PEP ( Parent Encouragement Program). Ned and Bill Stixrud have written an amazing follow-on book to their first national bestselling book The Self-Driven Child. I am so happy to see so many references to Adlerian quotes, books, concepts being catapulted into the mainstream through this important book. Enjoy the interview! He’s a gem.  You can find the books here:  What Do You Say?  The Self-Driven Child And follow Ned here: Linkedin Twitter Facebook Instagram YouTube TikTok Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


23 Nov 2021

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How to Talk With Kids To Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and Happiness with Ned Johnson • 207

Mind Love • Modern Mindfulness to Think, Feel and Live Well

We will learn:  Why autonomy is critical for kids and how to help them develop it.  A 4-step process for dealing with kids emotions in a productive way.  How to help kids develop motivation beyond reward-based activities.  November is parents month! Whether you have your own kids or not, this month will help you understand the children in your life as well as learn to deal with your own inner child better! Communication can be difficult with children. When they’re young, they might not comprehend enough language to grasp what you mean. And even when they do have the words, they might not be emotionally ready for the message. Children’s brains work differently, and those brains are not fully developed until they are in their 30s. So communicating with them means meeting them where they are. We can also help them to develop their logic centers by helping them engage that part of the brain. So that’s what we’re talking about today. Our guest is Ned Johnson. He is the founder of PrepMatters and the coauthor of "The Self-Driven Child" and a new book "What Do You Say: How to Talk With Kids To Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home." Links from the episode: Show Notes: https://mindlove.com/207 Sign up for The Morning Mind Love for short daily notes from your highest self.  Get Mind Love Premium for exclusive ad-free episodes and monthly meditations.  Support Mind Love Sponsors Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 5mins

9 Nov 2021

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SFP 049 | The Self-Driven Child with Ned Johnson - How to Stop Fighting Over Homework or Chores; Bonding while Helping your Kids Succeed; Nurturing an Internal Drive to Learn

Smart Family Podcast

Ned Johnson has decades of experience as an expert tutor working with teens and parents on standardized test performance. In their book, The Self-Driven Child, he and Dr. William Stixrud share the postures and practices that help kids optimize their performance, while nurturing their relationships with their parents. Hear more about how considering yourself to be a consultant as opposed to a manager makes all the difference. This episode gives you practical strategies to help you release your child into a bright future while maintaining the healthy, strong bond you desire with your child, now and into the future.


21 Oct 2021

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William Stixrud and Ned Johnson: ...how to talk to kids to build motivation & stress tolerance

Nobody Told Me!

We're a mother-daughter duo who’ve had the same kinds of conversations most parents have with their kids as they grow up. Issues related to school, family, goals, misunderstandings and expectations have all come up between us over the years. We’ve had some great, meaningful conversations and some meltdowns, too! Parents want to keep their kids safe, healthy, happy and motivated but sometimes it’s hard to know what to say to achieve those goals. Conversation between parents and kids can be difficult at times, if not impossible. That’s why we’re excited to welcome neuropsychologist William Stixrud and test prep expert Ned Johnson to the show. They are the authors of the bestselling book, "The Self-Driven Child". And, they have a new book called, "What Do You Say?: How to Talk with Kids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home". Their website is prepmatters.com.  ** Thanks to our sponsors of this episode! --> Microdose Drops: organic, real fruit infused hard candies containing a Balanced-Spectrum™ Balanced-Spectrum™ hemp oil, proprietarily formulated to deliver the classic effects & benefits of Delta-9-THC (as well as CBD, CBG, & terpenes), without the fear of getting you 'too high’ from just '1' micro-dose. Go to http://www.microdosedrops.com/topuses and use code NOBODY for free shipping and 30% your first order. --> Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA): DBSA provides free support groups, wellness tools, and inspirational stories to guide you on your path to holistic mental health wellness. To learn more about how you can start conversations about mental health and suicide in your community, go to http://www.dbsalliance.org/suicide-prevention. --> Aurate: we love this modern, minimalist, and affordable jewerly! They rarely run sales, so we're honored that they are offering one to our listeners! Go to http://www.auratenewyork.com/nobodytoldme and use promo code 'nobodytoldme' to get 20% off with no minimum order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


3 Oct 2021