Does anyone have a kid who was not gung-ho on the academy idea at first? Mine expresses interest but is not doing everything they can to help themselves. There's fear and lack of confidence to sell oneself. In the meantime, the competition is taking every opportunity and gearing up. Did anyone else experience this and then see their kid turn a corner? Should I give up encouraging my kid and just leave them alone? When I point out things that should be getting done, the backlash is that I am being negative. Frustrated.