Born to Win: Keeping Your Firstborn Edge Without Losing Your Balance
Firstborns are the natural movers, shakers, and leaders of the world. They can accomplish anything they set their minds to. They're the high achievers, the benchmark setters, the business moguls, the concert violinists, the heads of the PTA. But if they're out of balance, they can be overly perfectionistic, driven, and critical. They can become controllers (everything has to go their way) or pleasers (they exhaust themselves in meeting the demands of others).
Now available in trade paper, Born to Win identifies the qualities of firstborns . . . and there's a catch. Just because someone is the firstborn child in the family doesn't mean they'll have a firstborn personality. They can be third in a group of four siblings and still have a firstborn personality! Dr. Kevin Leman reveals why.
He helps firstborns understand their natural advantages--while becoming aware of their weaknesses and learning how to sidestep them--for the highest level of personal success at home, at school, at work, and in relationships. And he helps those who live or work with firstborns to understand them better. This fun, informative, and practical book will keep readers engaged and provide many "aha!" moments.
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ExcellentUser Review - Christianbook.com
This book helps first borns better cope with their quirks and maintain good relationships with both first borns and others. I would recommend this to anyone who is or lives or works with a firstborn. Besides being useful information, it is a joy to read,
Review: Born to Win: Keeping Your Firstborn Edge Without Losing Your BalanceUser Review - Sara Michalski - Goodreads
This was really helpful for me to understand myself better. I didn't realize my perfectionism comes into play so often in my life! And I also learned a lot about relating to my firstborn daughter as a firstborn myself. Read full review
Birth Order Blues: How Parents Can Help Their Children Meet the Challenges ...
No preview available - 1999
Whats This Birth Order Business About Anyway?
Whos on First?
The Firstborn Personality
Why Firstborns Are the Way They Are
Where Do I Go to Buy One of Those Firstborns?
The Firstborn Advantage at Home
The Firstborn Advantage at School
The Firstborn Advantage at Work
The Firstborn Advantage in Relationships
Making the Most ofBeing a Firstborn