Author Archives: FollowthatLeader

What I’m reading: 2017

We’re two weeks into the new year and hopefully your resolutions are still in full swing! One item on my 2017 to-do list is to continue developing various skill sets and to learn new ones, and I want to do … Continue reading

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Who are you when the dust settles?

THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL POST, but is inspired by the results of the 2016 Presidential Election. A friend of mine stated this morning that this election shows that “coming together is going to be much harder than most hope.” I … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Successful Networking

  Have you ever walked into a room, meeting or event and not known a single person there? You might initially feel isolated, lonely and maybe even a bit intimidated. Eventually, you warm up and somehow strike up a conversation … Continue reading

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Volunteer Leadership

Over the summer I attended the National Volunteer Leadership Retreat hosted by Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity that I joined as a business student at Kent State University. I’m currently serving in my second year as District Director … Continue reading

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Addiction – Focus on the real issue

Just a couple days ago the city of East Liverpool, Ohio shared a gruesome image of two people in a drug-induced unconscious state while in a vehicle with a young child in the backseat. If that scenario doesn’t grab your … Continue reading

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My Views on Nature and Running

Once upon a time (back in high school, 10+ years ago) you could say I was a long distance runner. I was likely in my peak physical condition and for the most part healthy, only having to battle some issues … Continue reading

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The Small Things can be Life Changing

Earlier today I read an article on LinkedIn based on a speech given by James Citrin at the Wesleyan University Phi Beta Kappa Commencement Address. The main idea of the article is that anyone can make small life changes that … Continue reading

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