Monthly Archives: August 2013

What is Success?

An American Greeting card that I received during graduation summarized success quite well: Setting goals, but not in concrete. Staying focused, but turning aside to help someone. Following a plan, but remaining flexible. Moving ahead, but not too fast to … Continue reading

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When the Sun Comes Up, You Better Be Running

Ethiopian author Abe Gubegna wrote in 1974: “Every day in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows that it … Continue reading

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Fighting Cancer: Bigger than the Game

One of the most rewarding experiences that I had as an undergrad was working on a team for 10 weeks with the Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program during a challenge that we named “Bigger than the Game”. We worked with the … Continue reading

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Multifaceted Expression

I now understand that one of the best ways that I learn is to discuss the ideas, concepts, and theories that excite me and drive me to learn more. Blogging has become a wonderful new resource for expression and exploration. … Continue reading

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Pain is Temporary

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Blogging

I learned in both Buckeye Leadership Fellows and the College-to-Corporate Life Program of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. that having a positive digital footprint is very important in this day and age. For me, a blog is like a more … Continue reading

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Do Better

For things to change, you’ve got to change. For things to get better, you’ve got to get better. It’s easy to do. But it’s easy not to do, too.

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Story of the Two Frogs

Story of the Two Frogs: “Finally, he could swim no more…and with a great cry of anguish, he stopped paddling and let go, ready at last to face his fate like a frog. But something odd then happened…or rather didn’t … Continue reading

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