June 2012

He is not Strong and Powerful Who Throweth People Down!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHP5MKgK0o8 “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 …

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Presenteeism!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYMUb4uQZoo 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 …

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Call People by Their Names!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkH-O1NfJ-0 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? …

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Dream Big but Start Small!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ial714wZg_0 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 …

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Enjoy the Rainstorms!

Teen Leadership and Mentoring Blog Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSUEN9FvtqU 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 …

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