Results for - Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things!

2,970 voters participated in this survey

Scientists and researchers have made a lot of progress studying what the parents of the larger share of successful people have in common. Inc.com published 10 things parents of successful kids do in March 2017 by Bill Murphy Jr. Let us know if you/your parents do any of these?

Here is a list of things that parents of successful kids do. Please indicate which of the following things your parents did to you and also indicate how frequently they did it?

1. Here is a list of things that parents of successful kids do. Please indicate which of the following things your parents did to you and also indicate how frequently they did it?

Most of the time Some of the time Seldom Never N/A
They moved to the best neighborhood they could afford 105,900% (1059) 57,700% (577) 25,000% (250) 48,000% (480) 53,400% (534)
They encouraged you to have good and healthy relationships (take the high road) 124,000% (1240) 71,600% (716) 33,000% (330) 25,900% (259) 35,500% (355)
They praised the strategies and processes used to solve problems, rather than praising innate abilities (ie. being tall,etc.) 93,100% (931) 78,100% (781) 44,500% (445) 34,500% (345) 39,800% (398)
They assured you that they will always be with you and support you 125,600% (1256) 59,200% (592) 40,900% (409) 31,400% (314) 32,900% (329)
They encouraged you to solve your own problems 115,600% (1156) 85,600% (856) 34,000% (340) 21,700% (217) 33,100% (331)
They reminded you of the high expectations they had of you 90,600% (906) 73,100% (731) 49,900% (499) 40,800% (408) 35,600% (356)
They encouraged you to think about innovative and entrepreneurial ways of making money 61,400% (614) 64,700% (647) 58,500% (585) 64,600% (646) 40,800% (408)
They provided you with basic financial literacy (eg. investment, stocks, insurance etc.) 63,700% (637) 60,500% (605) 48,000% (480) 72,400% (724) 45,400% (454)

2. Please indicate how successful/happy you feel right now?

Very successful/happy
100%
616 votes
Somewhat successful/happy
100%
1,208 votes
Not really successful/happy
100%
552 votes
Not at all successful/happy
100%
305 votes
Not Applicable
100%
219 votes

3. Do you blame anyone for the way you feel? Choose the most relevant answer.

Blame my parents
100%
71 votes
Blame my siblings
100%
18 votes
Blame friends
100%
7 votes
Blame issue re work
100%
26 votes
Blame unfortunate circumstances
100%
296 votes
Blame myself
100%
395 votes
Other (please specify)
100%
44 votes

4. How old are your kids?

0-5 years
100%
194 votes
6-12 years
100%
349 votes
13-17 years
100%
331 votes
18-24 years
100%
319 votes
25+ years
100%
1,157 votes
Not Applicable
100%
1,036 votes

5. Which of the following strategies do you use to make your kids happy/successful? Please indicate how frequently you use them?

Most of the time Some of the time Seldom Never N/A (Do not have children)
Moved to the best neighborhood we could afford 91,000% (910) 46,700% (467) 17,600% (176) 21,300% (213) 9,800% (98)
Encourage them to maintain good and healthy relationships with everyone 117,900% (1179) 43,100% (431) 12,400% (124) 5,000% (50) 8,000% (80)
Praise them for the strategies and processes they use to solve problems, rather than praising their innate abilities (i.e. being tall) 113,200% (1132) 48,100% (481) 12,100% (121) 5,100% (51) 7,900% (79)
Assure them that you will always support them 129,400% (1294) 32,500% (325) 10,800% (108) 5,600% (56) 8,100% (81)
Encourage them to solve their own problems to make them resilient 101,300% (1013) 58,100% (581) 13,600% (136) 5,100% (51) 8,300% (83)
Remind them of the high expectations you have from them 73,300% (733) 58,600% (586) 29,500% (295) 15,300% (153) 9,700% (97)
Encourage them to think in innovative and entrepreneurial ways to make money 80,600% (806) 57,300% (573) 29,700% (297) 9,700% (97) 9,100% (91)
Provide them with basic financial literacy (i.e. saving money, allowances, and if older, investments, etc.) 84,300% (843) 57,300% (573) 23,400% (234) 10,600% (106) 10,800% (108)

6. Please indicate how happy/successful you think your are kids right now?

Very successful/happy
100%
696 votes
Somewhat successful/happy
100%
997 votes
Not really successful/happy
100%
190 votes
Not At All successful/happy
100%
72 votes
Not Applicable
100%
992 votes
07/27/2019 Parenting 2970 44 By: Tellwut

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