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What Do You Say? Effective communication for parents and entrepreneurs

March 17, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Learn tactics to more effectively communicate and improve your relationships

Join us in conversation with Ned Johnson, author of “What Do You Say? How to Talk with kids to build motivation, stress tolerance, and a happy home.” Ned is an entrepreneur and education expert who applies the latest advances in psychology, emotional intelligence, and learning to help children (and their parents) succeed and thrive. He is also a highly successful entrepreneur as founder of PrepMatters, a tutoring and educational advising company.

This highly interactive gathering will include a chance to connect with other Netcito members plus an interview and group discussion with Ned. Spouses and prospective members are welcome to attend.

You will learn to:

  • Improve your skills as an entrepreneur and parent
  • Discover new ways to inspire motivation, reduce anxiety, and build stronger relationships
  • Develop new approaches for managing screen time with children
  • Build a closer relationship with your children
  • Help your kids, yourself, and your team thrive and succeed

And, you will:

  • Contribute to shape the interview between Ned Johnson and Peter Mellen
  • Engage in small group discussions with entrepreneurs from within and beyond the Netcito network
  • Walk away with insights you can apply immediately as a parent and entrepreneur.

About Ned Johnson

Ned Johnson is the founder of PrepMatters, a tutoring and educational advising company in Washington, DC, and the co-author with Dr. William Stixrud of “What Do You Say? How To Talk With Kids To Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home” of “The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives” and of “Conquering the SAT: How Parents Can Help Teens Overcome the Pressure and Succeed.” A sought-after speaker and teen coach for study skills, parent-teen dynamics, and anxiety management, his work has been featured on NPR, NewsHour, U.S. News & World Report, Time, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.


Q: Should I attend if I’m not a parent?

A: Many of the principles at the core of Ned’s work have broad application. They speak to issues that include achievement, empathy, motivation, and managing anxiety. While Ned specializes in working with children, there will be value in this event for non-parents. We will also touch on Ned’s career as a successful entrepreneur.

Q: Can I invite family members who aren’t entrepreneurs?

A: Spouses and partners of Netcito members are welcome to attend, along with prospective members.


March 17, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm