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He is not Strong and Powerful Who Throweth People Down!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog "He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down, but he is strong and powerful who holdeth himself from anger," said an old wise man many years ago named Mohammed the Prophet. Sometimes anger has a way of getting the best of us, doesn't it? Can you [...]

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Take Time To Get To Know Yourself!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Taking the time needed to get to know yourself is one of the most important things you can do for yourself, your family, and your community! According to Socrates, one of our greatest thinkers of all-time, getting to know yourself is truly the most important thing you can [...]

By |June 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Take Time To Get To Know Yourself!

Presenteeism!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Presenteeism! What the heck is that? Did I mean absenteeism? No, not exactly... We all know what absenteeism is. And we know how it can be very detrimental to our success if we are absent a lot. But, do we know what presenteeism is and how detrimental it [...]

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Call People by Their Names!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Although I do admit this is probably one of my Granddaddy's simpler secrets of success, I also have to admit though that this simple secret of success is hard for me. Why do I consistently struggle with such a simple thing like calling people by their names? Maybe [...]

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Dream Big but Start Small!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog There is an old African proverb that goes something like this, Never test the depth of the water with both feet. You can picture this, can't you? Yeah, dreaming BIG is a little scary. And we probably shouldn't just dive head into something that is huge, or test [...]

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Enjoy the Rainstorms!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Face it, folks. There is no way of getting around life's rainstorms. Our battle scars from these storms make us who we are. We should wear these battle scars with pride like they were a luxurious coat of armor from King Arthur himself. Our battle scars have toughened [...]

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