Neglected and resentful? Not a chance! New book claims middle children are life"s risk-takers and trailblazers


Neglected and resentful? Not a chance! New book claims middle children are life"s risk-takers and trailblazers

Neglected and resentful Not a chance! New book claims middle children are life”s risk-takers and trailblazersProving the stereotype wrong, 52 per cent of presidents are middleborn – as are Nelson Mandela, Madonna and Bill Gates

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Dalai Lama Middle leaders: Successful middle children include the Dalai Lama, left, and Madonna. Middleborns tend to put fairness before money, say the authors

Middle leaders: Successful middle children include the Dalai Lama, left, and Madonna. Middleborns tend to put fairness before money, say the authors

Presidential child: 16th US President, Abraham Lincoln, was a middle child

Presidential child: 16th US President, Abraham Lincoln, was a middle child

The Secret Power of Middle Children debunks popular beliefs

The Secret Power of Middle Children debunks popular beliefs