The following is a preview of a story by Edmond O’Neal, posted on the Your Future: Make It Your Own website and we thought it was so good, we wanted to share it here too!

“As parents of a 10-year-old boy, my wife and I often think about, and discuss, our son’s future. We ponder such things as what will happen to him after high school, what his profession will be, and where he will live. We have these conversations not only with each other but also with him.

At his age, he is not informed enough to choose a career, discuss postsecondary level training, or even have an educated discussion about his future. What he is old enough to do is start understanding what he does and does not like. That is the first step for a young person in working through a healthy process of determining a career pathway.”

He then lays out four ways to do that!

Read the whole article here.