LDR 200 REFLECTION

The bigger and badder LDR 100; LDR 200. This was the second course I've taken with my LAS cohort of the year and yes it has leadership written all over it. The goal of this course was to give us a better understanding of theoretical, philosophical, and conceptual foundations of leadership. OR, for a less... Continue Reading →

HST 110L REFLECTION

I not going to lie I wasn't too 'fired up' for a history class but now that I am just weeks away from completing the course I can say that it was definitely beneficial (I guess the advisors know what they're doing). The course was very similar to the 'American History' class we all took... Continue Reading →

SPECIAL EVENTS LEAD TEAM

A part of my protocol for LAS is to be active on a LEAD team and since I'm pretty fond of coordinating events I chose to join the Special Events/Social LEAD Team. I had a lot of excitement for this team because our main purpose/goal was to provide unique and interesting opportunities for LAS cohorts and... Continue Reading →

TED TALK | SIMON SINEK

Simon Sinek began his investigation of how leaders inspire action by exploring what makes leaders stand out. He examined the way they think, act, and communicate and came to the conclusion that effective leaders start with "why". Sinek's quote, "People don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it," explains how great leaders... Continue Reading →

LEADERSHIP = “YES!”

My professor for one of my leadership courses posed this question: "Does leadership come from a 'yes' or a 'no'?" I'm not going to lie, this question tripped me up quite a bit. I wasn't sure what it meant or how to answer it. Of course, my professor instructed that we either side with "yes"... Continue Reading →

JAMES SUNNOCK

Father, husband, missionary, giver, role model, friend, leader, and Pastor of Victory Life Church, James Sunnock, has helped guide my life for the past four years. I have had the opportunity to know James on a personal level and listen to his teachings, wisdom, advice, and life stories; and I must say, I strive to be more... Continue Reading →

LEADERSHIP LECTURES

Throughout this semester, I have sat through several incredible leadership lectures. Here are a few that I think are worth sharing. In one of my earlier blogs I wrote about my experience at Connections Conference and the sessions I attended there. When we first got there we received a booklet detailing the different sessions we could... Continue Reading →

PSYCHology

I took AP Psychology my junior year of high school and fell in love with the subject. For a while I was considering pursuing a career in psychology until I stumbled upon the event management world. It was so fascinating to me how much goes on in our brains and how it affects everything around... Continue Reading →

“A LEADER’S LEGACY” REFLECTION

This semester, my Introduction to Leadership Education class was divided into groups to read and analyze a leadership text. My group was assigned the book "A Leader's Legacy" by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. We identified the four major themes of the book which were Significance, Relationships, Aspirations, and Courage. Each theme encompassed several different... Continue Reading →

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