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Have you ever told yourself ... “Man, if I only learned this earlier in life!”
I wish I had learned to write down goals and keep a diary at a younger age. It would have saved me a fortune and upgraded my future rather sooner. I grew up in Syria. These days the country is in deep trouble. When I left it was peaceful but still a developing country full of problems. So I left for Germany to study and to graduate. I met my husband there and we started our first company together. Today, we have two kids. They grow up tri-lingually. So we wrote a book about how to write down goals and achieve them. We published The Successful Kid via amazon and became international #1 bestsellers. It was an amazing experience. We started collecting endorsements and got messages from Robin Sharma, Shawn Achor and many other leaders in the self-help world. We want kids to find their own definition of success, create a meaningful life and build an awesome future.
We have to manage three languages, English, German and Arabic. There is a lot of paper work for the refugees among us and we have to cook a lot. So we turned living together into a game. We hold family meetings with agendas and to do lists. Even the toddler takes part somehow. The kids create their own budgets all the time. A lot of inspiration comes from Shark Tank. Unlike most other families we know, we love to talk about money, prices and finance in general. We think it is very empowering and inspirational because this way we can learn from each other and grow, everybody according to their own speed and need. What I learn from my kids goes right into the next book we are working on. It is a series of dialogues concerning money, growth and success. I love listening to our kids' questions and suggestions. We put our family first and we are committed to celebrate our children.
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