Ah… You’ve Been Paying Attention!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog How often do we listen but not really listen? How often do we see, but not really see? Can you remember ever forgetting someone’s name right after you had just met them? Has anybody ever asked you what a friend of yours was wearing and you couldn’t remember? Have you […]

The End of Average by Todd Rose

    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!   Todd Rose’s book, The End of Average shows overs and over again that most of our social and institutional systems over the last hundred years or […]

Take Responsibility!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog As much as we may want to, if something in our lives isn’t working out right we cannot blame other people or other things. When we blaming someone or something else, we aren’t putting our time and energy into doing something about it. Let’s take responsibility for our own lives […]

Visualize the Future that You Want!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog! As a teen there were two things that I used to do that made a huge difference in the levels of success that I was able to achieve. The two things that I did were delivering newspapers every morning before school and jogging ever night after dinner. The paper route […]

Be Happy Knowing What You Know!

A Unique Teen Leadership Blog! Cool as a goose is the way my Granddaddy always appeared whenever the pressure was on. “I am not worried about it.” was his response whenever I anxiously tried to hurry him. It used to drive me crazy when I was young and anxious. But now after living some life […]

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman

 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 the wail of newborns testifies, we humans have intense feelings from the moment we are born,” says Daniel Goleman author of, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More […]

We All Have Freedom of Choice!

A Teen Leadership Blog! Our forefathers understood the importance of choice. Choice really is the underlying theme in our country’s revered Declaration of Independence. Its author, Thomas Jefferson, boldly proclaimed in this document to King George III of England that all of us humans have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. […]