All three children became writers. How? Parents told kids that you can have this credit card and use for emergencies or to buy books.
Sara Blakely’s father asked her at dinner – not “what did you learn today?” but “what did you fail at today?” because latter was the more important learning lesson. Listen to full interview at https://jamesaltucher.com/2017/02/sara-blakely/
Catherine Hoke’s father asked her randomly to prepare in one minute and invent a product and explain how she will market it, who she will market to etc. That gave her the confidence that she can do anything. Listen to full interview at https://podtail.com/en/podcast/the-tim-ferriss-show/catherine-hoke-the-master-of-second-chances/