Young Leaders

Courage in the time of Corona and Covid 19

Courage in the time of Corona and Covid 19

Disclaimer: The title of the article is not saying, don't fear Corona, just get out there and be courageous in public. Please read in full to understand the spirit of the message. What is Courage? Aristotle said Courage is the first virtue. Without it, there's no: 1....

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Being an Entrepreneur means SHOWING UP everyday

Being an Entrepreneur means SHOWING UP everyday

The Life & Times of an Entrepreneur:  Being an entrepreneur is a solitary and scary act of self-sustenance. At FutureSTRONG Academy, we keep our doors open every day so we can inspire little children, teens, parents and any adults who're looking to find courage...

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The Complete Manifesto for a Healthy Mind & Life

The Complete Manifesto for a Healthy Mind & Life

Cultivating a healthy mind for a healthy life: If we want gain clarity, influence, courage to stay committed to our goals and influence others to join hands for the greater good, we must operate at optimum mental health. For that matter a good healthy mind is...

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On the journey of setting sustainable goals

On the journey of setting sustainable goals

What is Goal Setting:  Can you guess? There's one thing that could both excite and scare us at the same time? If you guessed setting an ambitious and seemingly impossible goal, you're right! Goal setting is a deeply personal act where you realize you’re competing with...

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Collaboration in a world that cherishes individualism

Collaboration in a world that cherishes individualism

We've more in common than we don't: Take a look around you, and you'll see that we're all driven by the same needs as humans. The feeling of belonging, the need to matter, and a cause to impact and give. But, we’re also starting to live more fragmented and lonely...

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This is how Tech Billionaires parent

This is how Tech Billionaires parent

  Tech parents love their children more than they love their customers: Children of Big Tech entrepreneurs from eBay, Apple, Uber and Google attend Waldorf schools – where technology is not allowed on campus or in classrooms. Waldorf schools teach complicated...

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Can the wiring in our brains survive the wired world?

Can the wiring in our brains survive the wired world?

  The social organ: Our brains are social organs, and we thrive on connection. We want to matter, we want to make an impact and that's how we define our purpose in life. Social media hacks this vulnerability with the promise of connection and an infinite network...

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Redefine failure and become unstoppable

Redefine failure and become unstoppable

  Why we fail: Many of us carry a wrong perception of failure. We often take it as a final sign before we give up on our goals and aspirations. We see it as an irreversible milestone that has put a stop to our forward momentum. What we don't realize is that often...

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Strategies to combat teen screen time

Strategies to combat teen screen time

  These days down time means screen time for most of us, adults and children. If screen time is a point of contention for your family, especially in the evenings after you gather back in the house after work and school, here are a few strategies that can help...

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How to create a Content Copywriter “résumé”

How to create a Content Copywriter “résumé”

  As résumés are going out of fashion, why not standout in the job market by showing your creativity and sense of humor? Here's a sample "résumé" for applying to a content copywriter job position. A relevant bachelors degree, experience and referrals are a bonus....

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Social media etiquette for teens

Social media etiquette for teens

  We've all been thrust into the world of technology without a guidebook. Add to this mix -teens, their growing brains and varied interests, and things can get confusing and overwhelming pretty quickly. In the midst of such a digital landscape where devices rule...

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What is Grit and why do we need it

What is Grit and why do we need it

  What is Grit?  There's a song in the movie Zootopia, which goes like this: “I won’t give up, no I won’t give in Till I reach the end And then I’ll start again” The song is about not giving up. Its about not giving up in the face of difficulty. Its about...

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Strategies to grow attention span

Strategies to grow attention span

  This past Wednesday afternoon, my 9 year old son kept switching between two tasks. Writing a full page of a mantra praising Lord Shiva, a homework from our Sunday Hindu school. (He hated it) Reading 10 pages of the comic book, Calvin and Hobbes. (He loved it)...

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Here’s how you can extend your brain

Here’s how you can extend your brain

  What is Brain extending:  We usually don't live in the present moment, because we find ourselves overwhelmed in our heads with tasks that need to be remembered, facts we've just learnt and out-of-the-blue ideas that have sparked inside of us. At the same time,...

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Know the Signs of violence

Know the Signs of violence

  Will debates work if there is no action?  16-year-old school shooting survivor, Lyliah Skinner, asked a question about gun access to teens: "As our legislators and leaders, they shouldn't be offering prayers and words, because those mean nothing. We need...

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Personal Growth Factor

Personal Growth Factor

  Charles F. Kettering quoted once, "High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation." Ask your children every morning, "What do you hope to aim for today? What new things do you plan to learn and try today?" The nature of change I...

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Positive Self Esteem

Positive Self Esteem

  Importance of self confidence and self esteem A caregiver's nurturing contact builds a child's sense of self worth. When children find themselves to be the center of attention of their parents or their caregivers, it lifts their sense of self immensely. The...

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Likability and Success

Likability and Success

  Let's say, your child knows he has to work diligently and study hard if he wants a better future for himself. But, without the lights turned on in his path, how would he know where to go and what to begin with? A good parent turns on the lights for his child....

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Future STRONG – Peak Productivity

Future STRONG – Peak Productivity

  Personal accountability leads to extraordinary personal productivity. And channeling that productive energy in the right direction can transform children into leaders. And, its possible for these little beings to become great leaders while keeping their...

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Future STRONG – Soft Skills

Future STRONG – Soft Skills

  If we don't channel children's energies into productive arenas, we can't expect to create very many brilliant minds for the future. Children these days have no lack of confidence about the things they know AND don't know. But, if we want to raise emerging...

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