What I Wish I Knew at 18 Student Guide
Life Lessons for the Road Ahead
LifeSmart Publishing, LLC
The What I Wish I Knew at 18 Student Guide is the curricular workbook companion to the book of the same title. Together, they represent an innovative and interactive leadership and life skills training program for use by schools, universities, service organizations, parents, and faith communities. Through a combination of reflective self-assessments and dynamic group activities and discussions, students will learn the necessary leadership and practical skills to succeed in life. Through lively illustrations, simple instruction, and practical, reflective questions, the book reveals key, before-the-fact secrets to a thriving adulthood. Unique in scope, universal in message, and timely in wisdom, this book offers young people a vision for success and practical pointers in key upcoming life decision arenas. Children who embody the success principles and values captured in this book are well equipped to reach their full potential and use their talents to positively impact the world.
Dennis Trittin is a successful investment manager, author, and educator dedicated to helping young people reach their full potential. He holds a B.B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin, an M.B.A. from the University of Washington, and is a CFA. Now retired from his twenty-eight-year career at Russell Investments, he devotes his time to teaching and promoting life skills and financial literacy to young people. Coauthor Arlyn Lawrence is an author, editor, curriculum developer, and seminar leader. She received her liberal arts degree from the University of Maryland and has served in numerous community organizations, including fifteen years as a director of education and special programs for teens and children. She is a frequent writer on the topic of character and personal development for children and families.