{Pen Pal!}

This year I have made many New Years resolutions including staying in touch with my family even though I don’t get to see them as much anymore now that I am at school. It is so hard to be away from family in college for so long, especially since my entire family lives in Ohio….

{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…

{A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes}

As some of you may know, I kind of have the greatest job in the world. I am currently employed at The Enchanted Princess Ball, a traveling professional performing arts company with copyrights from Disney. Throughout these shows us performers are able to dress up as each Disney princess and perform a skit, song, or…

{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…

{I’m A Leader In A Bottle}

Throughout our lives we come across some people that have certain impacts on our lives. Some of those impacts are positive, whereas others may come across negative. Growing up as a kid, Robin Williams had an overwhelming positive impact on my life in which I carry with me as a young adult today. Although Robin…

{A Helping Hand}

Central Michigan University has an endless amount of amazing opportunities and recently I was fortunate enough to be a part of one. The Mary Ellen Brandell volunteer center offers an organization called the Service Ambassadors. This group is made up of spontaneous volunteers for some pretty awesome projects. There are no meetings or standards to…

{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…

{PSY 100L Reflection}

Similarly to my Debate course, my LAS cohort was required to take Psychology this semester. Going into this class I was a bit worried that the material would be a lot to take on and would be particularly difficult. Through many  Although it was nice to take yet another class with my cohort, I struggled…

{COM 267L Reflection}

During my first semester here at CMU, my scholarship and minor required me to take a debate course. Luckily I had the opportunity to have half of my LAS cohort in join me at 9:30 every Tuesday and Thursday morning. Learning the history of argumentation and debate was never really something that I ever thought…

{Give Thanks, Get Thanked!}

With Thanksgiving being right around the corner, I would like to right an article about being thankful! This week I know a ton of people really take the time to think about what they are thankful for and who they are thankful for which is so great! However, shouldn’t we always be thankful for the…

{Sink or Swim}

So far, this semester has been an overwhelming amount of STUFF. By the word stuff, I mean homework, quizzes, exams, practices, meetings, conferences, decisions, dancing, making friends, finding my place, trying to make money, have a social life, make the Dean’s List, and still somehow have TIME to even sleep. As stressful as all of…

{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…