‘Share the Love Free Community Breakfast’ features international speaker, author David Rendall in Kings Beach | SierraSun.com

‘Share the Love Free Community Breakfast’ features international speaker, author David Rendall in Kings Beach

Kim Warren Holscher
Submitted to the Sierra Sun

Tahoe's Connection for Families will host a free "Share the Love Community Breakfast" on Friday, Feb. 8 at the North Tahoe Events Center in Kings Beach.

David Rendall, international keynote speaker and author, will lead a session on "Freak Factor for Families" and build off his highly acclaimed books, Freak Factor and Freak Factor for Kids.

Parents may think their children are too loud or too quiet, too hyperactive or too sedentary, too organized or too messy. Instead of trying to change these traits, attendees will learn how to frame unique characteristics in a positive way to help kids become more of who they are, not turn them into someone else. The workshop will focus on encouraging kids to be more different and more unique, not more average and more mediocre.

According to Rendall, "What makes us weird also makes us wonderful. What makes us weak also makes us strong."

Most parents think they should find and fix their child's weaknesses. Unfortunately, this just leads to frustration and failure. The child's "weaknesses" are actually the best clue to their strengths. Rendall will discuss how building on strengths, not fixing weaknesses, is the best strategy.

TCF is thrilled to have David Rendall at the event. Rendall has a doctor of management degree in organizational leadership and is the thought leader on harnessing weaknesses to leverage the unique potential of individuals and organizations. He has spoken to audiences on every inhabited continent. Before becoming a professional speaker, David Rendall was a leadership professor, stand-up comedian, and manager for nonprofits that provided employment for people with disabilities.

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This free community breakfast and workshop is part of TCF's Share the Love campaign this February to give back to the community. At this free event attendees will have a light breakfast, receive a free copy of Freak Factor, and other promotional materials from sponsors. At the end of the event participants will have the opportunity to donate to Tahoe's Connection for Families if they wish.

"We're excited to host this free event and offer such a wonderful opportunity to our amazing community," shared TCF Executive Director Kim Warren. "We want to share the love and give back for all the support TCF has received over the years."

This free event is set for 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the North Tahoe Events Center. Pre-registration is required to receive the free book and materials. Visit http://www.tcfkids.org to register or call 775-832-8230 for more information.