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Raising Entrepreneurial Kids

Entrepreneurship opens up so many opportunities, why not let our children experience them too! In today’s episode we’re talking all about raising entrepreneurial kids.


Key Insights

  • Key Insight - There is no "one size fits all" when it comes to your child's future
  • Key Insight - Offer an open mind to your kids and allow them to tell you where their interests are
  • Key Insight - Show kids options. Perhaps college is not the thing that will help them achieve their goals and dreams


  • [00:10] - Welcome
  • [05:15] - Have an open mind. Learn about your child and their traits
  • [06:58] - Keep in mind that your kids will have a different skill set than you
  • [09:48] - Leave your expectations behind, allow your kids to shine
  • [10:30] - Lessons your kids will learn on their journey
  • [11:50] - Teaching kids about their options
  • [14:14] - College or not?
  • [16:18] - Asking kids to define their lives at 16 or 17 years old is really tough. Instead, ask them what they want their lives to look like, and work from there
  • [19:30] - Many of us say what we want, without ever having experienced it, Perhaps that Lambo isn't actually a comfortable car to drive... but until you try it, you'll never know
  • [21:53] - Trade schools
  • [24:53] - The importance of failure and learning HOW to fail
  • [31:07] - Action Items

Resources Mentioned

Actions to Take

Tom Sylvester
  • Tom's Action - Have a conversation with your kids. Is there anything in your coversation or expecations that need to change?
Ariana Sylvester
  • Ariana's Key Action - Ask your kids what they like, where their interests are and what they want to do. You will be amazed at what you learn about them.

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Tom Ariana Lifestyle Builders

Tom & Ariana Sylvester

Tom and Ariana have built 3 business and quit both of their jobs, all while raising 2 amazing kids.  Together they share their philosophies and guidance for entrepreneurs on their Lifestyle Builders™ podcast, their upcoming book Lifestyle Builders™: Build Your Business, Quit Your Job, & Create Your Ideal Life, as well as through their coaching and consulting programs.

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