October15, 2012 > posted by Jonathan

[Link] A Mother’s Tips: How to Raise a Thiel Fellow

Great article written by Lisa Nalbone, parent of Dale Stephens—one of our 2011 Thiel Fellows—about what it means to be the parent of a Thiel Fellow.

2. Prepare for lots of discussion. Nothing is really off-limits.

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11. Put time and attention into getting the young visionary where and what they need before your own parental wants. Help them differentiate between needs and wants.

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15. Forget control. Embrace openness, serendipity and technology. Be flexible, non-authoritarian, confident and trusting of your child.

Read the rest of “A Mother’s Tips: How to Raise a Thiel Fellow” here.

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