Picturing myself as a young girl on a college campus is a frightening image. Being surrounded by students a decade or so older than me would have been petrifying. The young children who were on campus this past weekend though showed no fear when it came to engaging with the college students. This past weekend, Central Michigan … Continue reading Siblings Weekend at CMU
To be successful, a person must first know their reasoning behind wanting to be successful in a particular area before finding success. It is not necessarily about having a plan, but about having a dream you one day aspire to accomplish. This was a concept I learned while watching the TedTalk, "How Great Leaders Inspire Action." … Continue reading Following Your WHY
As an introvert, living in a world designed for extroverts is an intimidating concept. It is advertised that in order to be successful, a person has to have a big personality. The best way to be a leader is to be outgoing and full of constant energy. Growing up as a shy girl limited my … Continue reading Do Obstacles Dictate Your Life?
To me, a leader is a person who is always willing to help those in need. A leader is someone who wants to bring out the best in others, and will do anything to accomplish that goal. When a person comes to a leader for help or advice, a leader is always an open book. In that sense, a … Continue reading Leadership Requires A “Yes”
Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year. A time for families to get together, eat great food, unwrap gifts, and reflect on the past year. The Christmas holiday is no longer just one day, it has turned into a solid month of celebrations. This is by far one of the most anticipated holidays of … Continue reading The Season for Giving
Central Michigan University offers a variety of programs on campus to help individuals develop their leadership style and discover who they are as a leader. I had the opportunity to participate in one of their day-long programs called the Spark Leadership Series. During this program, I was put in a small group with an upperclassman … Continue reading The Spark Leadership Experience
A leader, according to dictionary.com, is "a person who guides or directs a group." The literal meaning of the word is pretty self-explanatory, but what makes a great leader goes beyond the literal definition of the word. In history, we have experienced a multitude of leaders, good and bad. In this post, I want to highlight a … Continue reading Leadership in the 21st Century