{My Personal Leadership Philosophy}

Throughout the last few years, I have learned many new things about the art of leadership. I can conclude a philosophy based off of experiences, trainings, and educational courses that I have been through in my life. I believe that the difference between a good leader and a great one is the ability ti know…

{Leaders of Today Learning About Leaders of Yesterday}

Being a part of CMU’s Leadership Advancement Scholarship, we are given the opportunity to take an American History course with a focus on leadership. That being said, HST 100L writing intensive has exposed my class and I to the history of our country, and what movements and leaders it took to become the land of…

{Academy of Leaders}

Recently, my Leader Advancement Scholars have traveled to the heart of Detroit, Michigan where they were given the opportunity to interact with the students of Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. As I was unable to attend this trip, I have decided to really look into what this place and trip is all about. After doing some…

{Discovering Your “Why”}

In Simon Sinek’s TED talk that we watched in my leadership class last week, he discusses the topic of the Apple company taking such lead in their field over other companies. He talks about how they do this through using a “Why” statement. This Why statement is something that has lead Apple to become one…

{Magnifying Leadership}

Ever think about the people who started a new idea to expand and become something bigger than expected? What about what sparked them to lead in ways of positivity or negativity? Does leadership start with a yes or a no? In my opinion, leadership starts with a yes. Leadership starts with a yes because it…

{Choosing Civility}

This semester for my Leadership course, our class was assigned a book pertaining to leadership styles in the real world. My group was given the book Choosing Civility by P.M. Forni. With these books we were asked to read, reflect ad present to the class what ways these leadership styles had effected us, as well…

{Unite To Connect}

This past weekend, my Leadership Advancement Scholarship and I got the overwhelming opportunity to participate in the Leadership Connections Conference 2016 held at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City, Michigan. This conference is made up of a variety of different leaders throughout Central Michigan University’s campus who come together to unite as one. Of…

{A Very Special Day}

As you may know, I highly considered going into special education as a major here at CMU, before I took interest into writing. That being said, I have always been quite involved in organizations like the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Special Olympics, Lutz High School, and many others. Coming into college I was concerned as to…

{Ignite YOUR Spark}

I am aware that I mention my leadership scholarship in practically every article that I write, but that’s because it is such a huge part of my life. Toady I relate my scholarship to one of the many involvements that are required of us LASers to partake in throughout one semester, and that is Spark…