"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." - James Baldwin ... This episode examines the impact parents had on the lives of children who went on to become world leaders and cultural phenoms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
I haven’t heard listened to the “Rents” episode. It is not available anymore in the podcast feed. Regardless, this episode is being presented as stand-alone episode which is ideal. I firmly believed that parenting style and the surrounding environment play a vital role in shaping someone’s character and his/her ambitions. There is no doubt that we’re are influenced by our parents success and their passion towards their jobs/hobbies/goals. Also, we can be nudged towards a hobby such as seen with Williams sisters who were driven to absorb/breath Tennis by the parents nudgings!