21 Aug

Pygmalion vs. Gollum Effect

LANGUAGE… it matters a whole lot more than you might think.

The language you use when parenting your child is incredibly important; you may be using de-motivating language and you don’t even know it!

In this video, Scott discusses the Pygmalion and the Gollum Effect, two concepts that deal with encouraging your child to do his or her best work. Check it out for some tips on how best to push your child toward greatness!

Video runtime:
6 minutes 15 seconds

Don’t Miss These Points…

  • The Pygmalion vs. Gollum Effect (0:26)
  • Is your child ‘ready to bloom’? (2:38)
  • Think about your language (4:16)

“Your kids respond to the language you use. If you set the bar high, or if you set the bar low, they will respond.”