Every other week I have lunch with my friend Jack. Jack and I both attended the University of Colorado – I on the Boulder Campus and Jack on the Denver Campus. We met during my last year at CU as we were both transitioning student leadership positions on our respective campuses and had a chance to work together for a year advancing student issues that we shared a vision for. We developed a...
My biggest fear as a third grader was going to fourth grade. Do you want to know why? That meant I would have Mrs. Mueller (Hi Mrs. Mueller! Don’t worry this wont be bad, I promise). Mrs. Mueller was not scary at all, but she had high expectationss. The only one I remember: CURSIVE! Who still uses cursive? Not me, I know that for sure - that’s a lie, I sign my name in cursive, but that...
About six months ago the Denver Broncos were facing the New England Patriots in the playoffs. Now, the 2011-12 season was ripe with emotion and varying degrees of expectation, much of which can be attributed to the rise of Tim Tebow’s leadership on and off the field. There were a lot of people going back and forth talking about “fit” and whether or not Tebow’s playing style would fit the demands...
For those of you who are reading this article expecting to learn something about how to make a great first impression when you meet someone, or how to introduce yourself in front of people, in a new group, school, or at work – stop reading. It’s not about you. I want you to think about a time when someone told your story in front of you – better than you could tell it yourself. How did it make...