June 21, 2016
Things I wish I had known then; 5 tips to help children have meaningful careers and lives
By: Accenture Recruitment


For Accenture Senior Manager Michael Nolan, being a father has been one of the most gratifying roles he’s ever played – and one he takes very seriously. According to Michael, “It’s not enough to just help children build the skills they need—you need to help them build their hearts, so they can see all the gifts that are out there just waiting for their energy, passion and action.”

In the recent article, 5 tips from a father to help daughters (and sons) have meaningful careers and lives, he shares important lessons he has learned throughout his career about being a good dad and mentor:

  1. STEM education is for everyone - Proactively seek opportunities to get kids involved—especially girls—at a young age.

  2. Be your child’s education champion - Know what resources you can access to help them succeed.

  3. Instill the desire to serve others - Our future depends on us paying it forward.

  4. Be a good mentor - Introduce your child to your work and the people who make your professional life exciting and rewarding.

  5. The world is an abundant place - Help your child learn from disappointments and move forward with confidence.

Read here to learn more about the wisdom Michael shares with parents.

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