This year I was given the obligation of attending lectures or workshops with topics that pertained to leadership. I say obligation for two reasons: 1. Because it’s a requirement for the protocol of my Leader Advancement Scholarship and 2. Because who wants to go sit through a lecture for fun, they’re always so boring! However,… Continue reading Ssshhhh… Time to Listen!
Ok so in my pre reflection post about Detroit I mentioned all of the things I knew about the city, these are things that I’m sure make up many other peoples list of familiarity with the city of Detroit… what I didn’t realize and therefore was unable to mention, is the vast difference between Detroit’s… Continue reading LAS in the D- Part 2: Post Service Trip!
Detroit, It’s Michigan’s very own claim to fame; the town has been home to celebrities, one of the largest automakers in the country, trophy winning athletes and an incredibly large population of amazing people. While some of the city’s exterior glamour has faded and the population has decreased, there still remains much of the same… Continue reading LAS in the D – Part 1: Pre Service Trip!
L-P-I. These three letters have had me nervous, unsettled, and incredibly contemplative for about a week now! They’ve caused me to reflect deeply on myself as well as to reach out to some old friends, asking them to reflect on my actions as well. These three letters stand for the Leadership Practices Inventory 360. This… Continue reading Leadership Practices Inventory
I believe leadership comes from a yes attitude! Positivity has always been part of the way I live my life. I am a very strong advocate for optimism and I truly believe that the best way to get anything done is with positivity. This is probably why I am so naturally drawn to the idea… Continue reading Yes! Yes! Yes!
So many times the headlines we read scream the praises or problems of the socially famous and unfortunately, more often than not, we let those headlines dictate who we view as our leaders. Worse yet, while our eyes are trained to watch the “Justin Biebers” and “Miley Cyrus’s” of the world we are missing the… Continue reading Leadership Lives: Quietly but Currently
Even though it’s only January 21st, I have already heard nearly everyone I know say “2014 is going to be my year!”, however I don’t share this view. I don’t anticipate this to be a bad year, I simply want to look at it as more of a stepping stone in my life and less… Continue reading Two-Thousand Fourteen Ambitions