Helping Parents Equip Their Teens To Succeed In High School And Prepare For College
Dr. Cary Green has identified one under-explored element of success for students and young professionals: the soft skills necessary to be great. Success Skills for High School, College and Career is chock-full of insight, useful tips and hands-on exercises to develop the tools everyone needs to be more effective – John Hupalo, President, Invite Education
Dr. Green has a unique approach of integrating leadership, soft skills, and academic success skills which is precisely what makes him an invaluable resource and go-to person for schools, parents, and teachers who want to build success skills in their students. – Pat Wyman, Founder and CEO, HowToLearn.com
Dr. Green captures the essence of a young adult’s mind and connects some unfamiliar areas with an action plan to learn! His book includes insights that would be accepted by teens and young adults with eagerness and optimism. As a professional counselor, I value how Dr. Green has young adults take inventory of strengths and weaknesses, as well as values and life balance. His work is impressive and useful. Dr. Green has developed a comprehensive road map for young adults to follow as they head into high school, college, and career. This is a wonderful resource to inspire, enable, and enhance the academic performance and success skills of young adults.”– Jami Kirkbride, Licensed Professional Counselor
Why “Soft Skills Synergy”?
Soft Skills Synergy is the key to building skills that work together to empower your teen to succeed in high school and college and prepare for a great start to her career.
Let me explain...
Skills in time management, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving are commonly referred to as soft skills.
These skills work together synergistically with leadership skills and academic success skills to empower your teen to succeed in the classroom.
Employers also highly value soft skills.
Think of it like this: equipping your teen with leadership skills, soft skills, and academic success skills while she is in high school can boost her success right now and also prepare her for future college and career success.
It’s lots of work to enable your teen to succeed in high school and prepare for college, let alone successfully build your teen's employability (soft) skills...and you may believe you are ill-prepared to give your teen the advice and guidance she needs. I'll show you how to avoid that line of thinking and help you help your teen achieve her educational and career goals faster.
If enabling your teens to get the grades they are capable of getting and empowering them to succeed in the classroom and on the job sounds good, I can help!
I'm the guy who went from D in freshman chemistry to a PhD and who parents go to for books, online courses, and expert advice to help them quickly and easily equip their teens with the skills they need to succeed in high school and prepare for college.
I founded Skills 4 Students, LLC, and wrote “Success Skills for High School, College, and Career.” My books are available in secular and Christian editions and have appeared on Best-Seller lists in College & University Student Life, Study Skills, Children & Teens Christian Ed, and Christian Youth Ministry.
Prior to starting my own business, I spent 20 years as a professor teaching and advising university students. I served as director of a college-level recruiting and career center, department chair, and associate dean for academic programs.
I taught leadership and academic success classes and received numerous university teaching and mentoring awards. I also mentored student leadership development organizations and was influential in the development of a college-level student leadership academy.
I recently received a Parent and Teacher Choice Award from HowToLearn.com and a 2021 Trailblazer Award from Nepris. I also was recognized as a Global Presence Ambassador by Parenting 2.0 for my commitment to developing success skills in young people.
My academic background is in soil science. I have extensive experience teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in agricultural and environmental sciences and have co-authored a soil science text book.
I obtained research funding from the agricultural industry and environmental agencies, as well as from NASA and other federal agencies. I trained MS and PhD students, published numerous research papers, and have been invited to present my research across the USA and in two foreign countries.
Over the past 25 years, I've created a number of products and services designed to help my clients equip their teens to succeed in high school and prepare for college.
My flagship book is called Success Skills for High School, College, and Career (Revised Edition). This book dives deep into the college and career readiness world and helps your teens succeed in the classroom and on the job without struggling and falling short of their educational and career goals.
Cary J. Green, PhD
My name is Cary J. Green. I equip students with skills to succeed in the classroom and on the job.