Gaining Confidence One Ounce at a Time (but not how expected)

  •THE BEST WAY TO GAIN CONFIDENCE IS TO DO THINGS YOU ARE AFRAID OF DOING• Those infamous words of Swati Sharma are not taken lightly, especially for one who has struggled with self confidence for a long time running. So, I did a thing. Last semester I was approached by a fellow CMU student … More Gaining Confidence One Ounce at a Time (but not how expected)

Challenge Accepted – LeaderShape Institute 2016

After arriving home from college less than 24 hours ago, I hopped back in a vehicle to make the drive to Albion College. 120+ students from Central Michigan University were already there, wrapping up Day 1 of the LeaderShape Institute. I had been asked by CMU Leadership Institute to help facilitate the Challenge Course during Day 2 … More Challenge Accepted – LeaderShape Institute 2016

SpringHill: where faith and fun combine in upmost harmony

SpringHill – a summer camp for kids. I was a counselor for Day Camps – where we travel around to different locations bringing camp to the kids at the various churches and schools that hosted us… an experience of a lifetime. My home team was based out of the West Michigan 2 (WM2) area, and these … More SpringHill: where faith and fun combine in upmost harmony

Dissecting the Conspicuous ‘Regulations’ Behind Hand Raising

Do you raise your hands? Not the kind of hand raising you’d find in class if you had a question or something to comment or say. But rather the hand raising found during church worship: people raising their hands for reasons only their heart knows and possibly sometimes does not show. As I stood in church I looking around, saw … More Dissecting the Conspicuous ‘Regulations’ Behind Hand Raising

He Titled It “Lulled”

Take a hot second for this quick read: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2015/01/lulled.html What? Well, first and foremost define lulled: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/lulled Okay now I say pay particular close attention to that first one. We all have comfort zones, ranging of different sizes, yes. But, So what? How hard (and how often) am I actually willing to work to get out … More He Titled It “Lulled”

Alpha Leadership Experience

Five weeks of interactive development sessions provided by the Leadership Institute at Central Michigan University. Alpha is not merely a leadership opportunity, but rather a leadership development program where emerging leaders gain valuable knowledge about themselves, and about the people they lead with, that will ultimately better them as leaders as well as the world in … More Alpha Leadership Experience

Little White Dress

Coco Chanel famed the Little Black Dress (LBD), but we haven’t heard much from it’s sister, the Little White Dress. So we decided to shine some much deserved light on her. Coasters all around shared their take on the Little White Dress. And here’s mine: It was a summer spent with my sister, traveling to … More Little White Dress

Mystery Musing

Today’s food for thought: “Does leadership come from a ‘yes‘ or a ‘no‘?” It is quite the thought-provoking question that has multiple ways of approaching it and even more answers to follow, none that are entirely wrong. With that being said, here is MY personal opinion, and please, YOU feel free to develop your own: Leadership comes from … More Mystery Musing