Bruce Feiler: How Can Kids Help Parents Manage Their Family? Parents help their kids manage their lives. But according to Bruce Feiler, it can work the other way around. It just takes a little insight drawn from Japanese computer programming principles.
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How Can Kids Help Parents Manage Their Family?

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How Can Kids Help Parents Manage Their Family?

How Can Kids Help Parents Manage Their Family?

How Can Kids Help Parents Manage Their Family?

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Part 5 of the TED Radio Hour episode Getting Organized

About Bruce Feiler's TED Talk

Parents help their kids manage their lives. But according to Bruce Feiler, it can work the other way around. It just takes a little insight drawn from Japanese computer programming principles.

About Bruce Feiler

Bruce Feiler is the author of nine books, including Walking the Bible, Abraham, and America's Prophet. He is also the writer and presenter of the PBS miniseries Walking the Bible. Most recently Feiler published The Secrets of Happy Families, in which he calls for a new approach to family dynamics and organization, guided by "agile" computer programming.