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Here’s to the “Ordinary” Leader

Here’s to the “Ordinary” Leader

"It takes a special type of person to do what you do... Unfortunately, we don't feel that your accomplishments can be of any inspiration." Ouch. This was a response I had received from a program once I first set out to impact students. My objective was simple (maybe...

How to Positively Contribute to Youth’s Self-Esteem

How to Positively Contribute to Youth’s Self-Esteem

INTRODUCTION We've all seen the movies. Great examples of teachers and adults who've gone above and beyond for the sake of their youth. Usually, based on a true story, these day-to-day heroes find themselves escaping the norm to embark on a daring journey. Each of...

Never Judge a Book by its Chapter

Never Judge a Book by its Chapter

We've been taught to not judge a book by its cover... But there's something to be said about a person's chapters as well. The other day, I found an old book of mine at my dad's house. It was in my old closet, collecting dust, and probably wondering why I had abandoned...