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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Pen v. Pencil–The Great Debate

It is a GREAT feeling when we have it all together! We know exactly what we want to be when we grow up, who our best friends are and the exact time we have to get up in the morning … Continue reading

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Thriving at Your Next Interview: 10 Tips

The spring semester brings a feeling of rejuvenation for many of us. School is almost over, State Convention is approaching, holidays are celebrated, jackpot shows are starting up, track season begins…the list goes on and on. There are so many … Continue reading

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In the Midst of the Storm

It’s no secret that wildfires have spanned across parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Though these fires aren’t exactly “storms” they certainly had the same disastrous affect. They left scorched pastures, dead livestock, and destroyed homes in their wake. While … Continue reading

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African Time

Quick review of the day: I woke up a little late, discovered the nearly-Antarctic temperature as I ventured forth to Ag Econ 315, drove out to the Stout Center to feed Noodles the Rope Horse, came back to my dorm … Continue reading

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So Much Wisdom

While attending Kansas State University I had the privilege of taking a class from Dr. Michael Wesch this fall. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work. While taking his class I was constantly … Continue reading

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Checking the Cost: Lessons Learned from South Africans and Pony Trimming

I remember being at Grandpa’s place near Longford one evening and herding his small circus of miniature ponies and donkeys into the small pen closest to the house. Our goal for that evening was simple. Using a trusty old pair … Continue reading

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Coaching Towards the Gold Standard: Authentic Leadership

According to the Harvard Business Review, “authenticity has become the gold standard for leadership.” So what exactly is authentic leadership? According to one journal article, authentic leaders: Do not fake their leadership. Understand their core values. Are originals, not copies. … Continue reading

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