The American Experience

In all that we do and say history is present, history is everywhere. We see it in the classroom, in the people we interact with, in the social norms of our society, and in ourselves. It is the driving factor of the decisions that we make whether we realize it or not, and it can…

Finding My “Why?”

For our Leadership 200 class we were asked to watch a Ted Talk by Simon Sinek called “Start With Why?” In this he explained how it’s not necessarily what it is you are telling to people, showing to people, or selling to people, but rather the way in which you deliver it. He created a…

Empowering Women: Hillary Clinton Style

  In too many instances, the march to globalization has also meant the marginalization of women and girls. And that must change. Hilary Clinton Political views aside, Hillary Clinton day in and day out strives to empower women in a world where they are being oppressed, and to me that screams leadership. In 1995 Hillary…

Leadership: Not a Decision, but a Lifestyle

Too often I feel people fail to see¬†themselves as leaders simply because they ‘have never been asked to be one.’ If there is one thing I have learned growing up through all of the positions I’ve held and groups I have been apart of, it’s that you aren’t simply asked one day if you will…

Start With “Why?”

One of the Leadership Lectures I attended over this semester was based on the book Start With Why by Simon Sinek. This particular presentation focused on the Golden Circle which illustrates the 3 main things we should always ask ourselves when performing tasks; how, what, and why?¬† It is easy to identify what we are…

Safari Toward Success

When people ask me how the first week here at CMU went, I have a much different answer than my friends at different universities. Here at Central Michigan University I was granted the opportunity to take part in one of the most accredited Leadership Conferences in the country, all while getting acclimated to the campus…