Archive for October, 2011

Are You Performing?

Posted on: October 9th, 2011 in Competence - No Comments

Competence is the ability to perform adequately in the world.  It means being able to accomplish what is needed so as to have effective interactions with other people and social institutions.  Someone who is competent knows how to make things work out for him.  As a teen, you may demonstrate competence in the following six arenas: academically, cognitively, socially, emotionally, vocationally, and spiritually.  Each of these areas encompasses many more qualities than you may probably realize.

Confidence: What is it?

Posted on: October 9th, 2011 in Confidence - No Comments

Confidence as defined here is the perception that you can achieve desired goals through your actions. A confident teen believes that he or she has the ability to succeed and perform well academically, socially, and in those areas of life important to him or her.

Enhance Your Teen’s Overall Competence

Posted on: October 9th, 2011 in Competence - No Comments

Competence is the ability to perform adequately in the world.  It means being able to accomplish what is needed so as to have effective interactions with other people and social institutions.  Someone who is competent knows how to make things work out for him.  Like a chain reaction, the more competence a person has, the more competently he acts.  This hones their skills and leads them to be more competent.  Teens may demonstrate competence in the following six arenas: academically, cognitively, socially, emotionally, vocationally, and spiritually.  Each of these areas encompasses many more qualities than you may probably realize.