Assume This

My junior year of college, I had an incredible opportunity. There was a professor at UT that took a small group of students to Europe every year. She led a very educational two and a half weeks through different countries in Europe. If you went, did all of the assignments, and wrote a report at the end, that trip could actually fulfill your 3 hours of Western Civilization credits that were required for graduation. Now, y’all need to know that...

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Personal Development

How to Make Someone Feel Appreciated

We’ve all had moments where we felt genuinely appreciated by someone, and their thankfulness not only made our day, but also made us want to work even harder and be even better. But we’ve also all been in situations where we felt overlooked and undervalued. Even if the words were there, for...

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Personal Development

5 Things to Ask Yourself Before You Say Yes

I know why you’re so busy. It’s probably the same reason I’m so busy. It’s not because we have too much going on. It’s because we have the wrong things going on. We live in a world where you have more options of good things, great things even, to get...

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Side Business

Why You Undervalue Your Strengths

I’ve written two blogs per week for the last several years. This is in addition to any writing I do for media, speaking events or videos. Each piece of writing represents an idea—something I’ve thought of and want to share with the world to hopefully help, inspire or encourage others....

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Personal Development

When You Win, You Lose

My mom and I got in a fight recently. It was big. And it was ugly. And I was right. Like most women in a family, we can have knockdown, drag-out, all-around crazy kind of fights. We yell, flail, and make mountains out of molehills. We both stood our ground...

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