Best-selling author and international leadership expert, Tim Elmore, continues the Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation iY and . Artificial Maturity has ratings and 22 reviews. Carolyn said: I like But Tim Elmore really makes some intelligent observations in this book. Some of it builds . Read “Artificial Maturity Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults” by Tim Elmore with Rakuten Kobo. How to raise kids.

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The title should be at least 4 characters long. For example, one parent decided to match every dollar their child saved for college and they also gave their children an allowance that was equal to their age each month. Just expect that there are diamonds in the rough and appreciate that Tim’s trying to define an ever-changing demographic that’s nearly impossible to define to begin with!


Artificial Maturity gives us the compass for our next steps. Trivia About Artificial Maturi Goodreads helps you keep track of artiicial you want to read. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Character Formation – children learn through models – healthy choices, social awareness, capacity to prioritize what’s important, submission to authority 3.

Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults

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He has shared his insights in more than thirty countries and has written more than twenty-five books, including Habitudes: Provide experiences to accompany their technology-savvy lifestyles.

Great read It widened my views about this world we live in and on how my generation needs some help On our views and lifestyles. Mar 04, Andy Anderson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Unlike some social commentators, the author does not believe that Facebook, iPhones, and video games are the root of all evil; rather, that they are wonderful tools that need to be used appropriately and in the right measure. Here is another list of suggestions for encouraging maturity in young adults: Also, it seems to me that the content of this book does not warrant its pages, but could have been covered in far fewer pages.


Looking further down the road and being able to envision what you want for and would like to teach your children as they b This book does a great job of giving the parent’s of this generation some tangible ways to help coach and steer our children in a time that is so different from when we were raised.

One problem he addresses is the dangers of bursts of information technology constantly provides us. And he is best buds with the president of Chick-Fil-A. Sep 07, Kyle Alt rated it really liked it. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and felt like it gave a lot of useful information. We deepen our passion and tend to become the best versions of ourselves. Mary Griesser rated it really liked it Jun 01, Apr 18, Sara rated it liked it.

Parents should all read this book. Provide autonomy and responsibilities simultaneously. You’ve successfully reported this review.

Enjoyed many thoughts and points from this book. Kids began getting to school on time. This is just another author and another book saying everyone shouldn’t get a trophy and while true has been beaten to death already.

These certainly make sense, and over the rest of the book Elmore offers a number of tips and techniques that can be used as interventions when working with these young adults. This book does a great job of giving the parent’s of this generation some tangible ways to help coach and steer our children in e,more time that is so different from when we were raised.


Without this constant stimulation, students can feel bored and devoid e,more direction. Tim Elmore is the founder and president of Growing Leaders. Tim Elmore’s book argues that most adults provides too much structure and information too early for kids and gives them real life experiences too late. Artificial Maturity gives parents, teachers, and others who work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing the leadership kids so desperately need to mature in a healthy fashion.

Because of the ubiquitous technology available on our phones and at our fingertips, we are raising, not Generation Y, but Generation iY. This is an excellent book. Michele rated it liked it Mar 05, We all know that people need to find a career in an area of their personal strengths.

Artificial Maturity addresses the problem of what to do when parents and teachers mistake children’s superficial knowledge for real maturity. And it had some good suggestions from readers about what they had specifically done that dealt with whichever problem he was describing.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I like aspects of this book. Specifically, student’s ability to focus is undermined by bursts of information. And I sometimes had trouble deciphering the purpose of a list as I would begin to read it. But Tim Elmore really makes some intelligent observations in this book. Through Growing Leaders, Elmore and his team teach middle school, high school, and college students the skills they need to become authentic leaders.

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