[Podcast] How to Embrace Failure With Jess Lahey, Author of "The Gift of Failure" and My High-School English Teacher
I’m so excited for this episode with Jess Lahey. She was my high school English teacher when I moved to Utah when I was 15 year old.
In 2015, Jess wrote The Gift of Failure, a New York Times Best Selling book about how parents must let their children fail. Providing a path toward solutions, Jess lays out a blueprint with targeted advice for handling homework, report cards, social dynamics, and sports. Most importantly, she sets forth a plan to help parents learn to step back and embrace their children’s failures.
She has a BA in comparative literature and a JD with a concentration on juvenile and education law and hosts a successful podcast, #AmWriting. Her second book, The Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence, will be released in April 2021.
I’m so excited to reconnect with her to talk about failure, addiction and me as an awkward high school student.
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