In this thought-provoking episode Ulrike and her guest Dr. L. Carol Scott, a trauma-informed developmental psychologist, TEDx speaker and coach, delve into the profound impact of early childhood experiences on shaping our success in life. Join us as we explore the fascinating dynamics of interpersonal connections, the power of influence, and the strategies we unconsciously adopt during the crucial formative years.
Carol breaks down the science behind this phenomenon. She explains that the first seven years of a child's life play a pivotal role in constructing the foundation of their future success. Astonishingly, 95% of this foundation is laid between birth and age five. Contrary to what you might expect, these years are not solely about academic skills; they primarily revolve around our ability to foster healthy relationships and navigate social interactions.
As you listen, you'll gain insights into the intricate process by which children internalize patterns of connection, communication, and cooperation. By age seven, they have already developed a core personality that embodies the strategies they've absorbed from their environment. These strategies can range from co-dependence to assertive boundary-setting.
But fear not, change is possible. Carol reveals how our brain's neural pathways can be rewired just like our behaviors. She offers practical steps for achieving self-awareness and implementing new success strategies. Self-awareness, she emphasizes, is the first step to transformation. By identifying the strategies you habitually employ, you can consciously experiment with the seven foundational success strategies: trust, independence, faith, negotiation, vision, compromise, and acceptance.
This episode encourages you to embark on a journey of introspection and personal growth. As we unravel the intricate connections between early experiences and future triumphs, you'll gain the tools needed to harness the power of your foundational years and pave your path to success. Tune in to uncover the secrets that shape our destinies and learn how you can redefine your success narrative by tapping into the wisdom of your formative years. Remember, it all begins with truly understanding yourself – body, mind, and soul.
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About L. Carol Scott
Dr. L. Carol Scott is a trauma-informed developmental psychologist, TEDx speaker, coach, and #1 International Best-Selling author. Carol brings the SASS—Self-Aware Success Strategies to help you get along better on the adult playgrounds where you play. Carol knows that your success today is determined by your first seven years of life. And she also knows that it’s never too late for Development Do-Overs. Also a nationally respected thought leader in early care and education, Carol is former president of the board for Child Care Aware® of America.
About Ulrike Seminati
As a certified leadership coach, author, speaker, and trainer, I've been in your shoes and I know how to help you succeed. Drawing on my extensive practical knowledge of corporate communications and my experience as a former C-level executive, I specialize in authentic leadership and impactful communication. By blending the latest self-development methodologies with my expertise, I can help elevate your leadership skills and take your career to new heights. More than a CCA-certified coach, I am a true expert on leading across hierarchy levels and different cultures providing pragmatic tools and inspiring speeches to my clients.
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