BOOK BORROWINGS- What to Say When You Talk to Your Self!

Borrow this book if you have to! Borrow the information inside of the book if you are smart! And make it yours if you are wise!          As much as 77% of what we say to ourselves may be working against us. And you know what’s even crazier than all of this […]

Dan Blanchard’s Interview of Commissioner Sean Connolly!

Commissioner Sean M. Connolly began his service with the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs on March 16, 2015 and is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. Commissioner Connolly served on active duty for more than seven years and in a variety of positions.  A Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Connolly was a […]

Striving to Be Better Will Make Us Happier!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.” Her husband, Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) the 32nd President of the United States of America said, “Above all try something.” So, what do these quotes, or words of wisdom, from one of America’s most famous […]

Grit by Dr. Angela Duckworth

Borrow this book if you have to! Borrow the information inside of the book if you are smart! And make it yours if you are wise!   Angela Duckworth has just written a great book called, Grit. In her book she talks about what grit is and how we can grow it from the inside […]

It Takes Time!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog Life certainly has its ups and downs, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it seems like sometimes the downs are more frequent and last longer than the ups. It’s pretty easy to get into a funk and lose our groove during one of those downs, isn’t it? Sometimes the downs seem terrible when […]

Start with WHY by Simon Sinek!

Borrow this book if you have to! Borrow the information inside of the book if you are smart! And make it yours if you are wise! Simon Sinek’s book, Start with Why is so good that I have read it multiple times. He wrote his book because he wanted to inspire people to do things […]

Outside Success Follows Inside Success!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog! Mohammed Ali once admitted that he was constantly telling himself and everyone else that he was the greatest way before he really was the greatest. As a matter of fact, he was screaming that he was the greatest from every hilltop that he could find in an effort to convince […]

Break the Cycle!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog! We can break the cycle. We can be that big strong oak in our family tree that everyone looks up to. We can be the one who changed it all for the better. We can be our present family and future family’s hero! But, first, here is the challenging part: […]

Success Comes From The Inside!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog! Success is something we feel on the inside when we think about our contributions to society. Success does not come from other people, titles, or a reputation. We can have all of these things and still feel like something is missing. In short, sometimes we feel unhappy regardless of what […]

FATHERS!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog! Fathers come in all shapes and sizes and have many beliefs on what being a good father is all about. Unfortunately, many times these dads’ ideas are a bit outdated. However, regardless of their philosophy on parenting may seem, our youth who have fathers need to be grateful that they […]