Dads, want to be a hero to your kids? According to author Mark Merrill, in the National Football League, any good coach will tell you it’s not the spectacular highlight-reel type things that make you a Super Bowl winner.
“It’s knowing and executing the fundamentals day in and day out. That’s how you win. That’s how you become great. In my new book, All Pro Dad, you’ll learn that just as knowing and executing the fundamentals of football are the key to a player becoming a champion, knowing and executing the fundamentals of fatherhood are the key to a dad becoming a champion.”
And the two most important fundamentals for a dad are love and leadership. To effectively execute those fundamentals, every father must know these seven essentials — Makeup, Mind-set, Motive, Method, Model, Message and Master. Here, from Merrill are the seven gifts every father should give his child.
Know Your Makeup»