Tag Archives: Clara

It’s No Joke – My Greatest Lessons Were Learned in the Blue Jacket

It may be April Fool’s Day, but I can assure you that this is no joke – I’ve learned some of my greatest lessons while wearing my blue corduroy jacket. While it would be impossible to include all of the … Continue reading

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

10 Reasons Why YOU Should Run for a State FFA Office

Considering running for a State Office? Submitting the intent to run form is the first step in running for a State Office! In order to run for a State Office, this form must be postmarked by March 1st. Not sure … Continue reading

Resolutions for a {Better} New Year

Each year, as it gets closer and closer to December 31st, I begin thinking about what my New Year’s resolution should be. Even though I have done this for as long as I can remember, I cannot remember any of … Continue reading

What Would You Do With An Extra Hour Each Day?

I can’t believe that it is November already! The past month has gone by in the blink of an eye, and I have constantly found myself rushing from task to task. I frequently found myself wishing that there was just … Continue reading

Building Hothouses

Last week, I attended an interesting class at K-State. The discussion during the class focused on one specific topic: hothouses. Now, what exactly is a hothouse? It’s simple: “hothouse” is a synonym of the word “greenhouse.” These structures, built using … Continue reading

Take Action During Hunger Action Month

As we prepare for the three-day weekend, many of us are looking forward to celebrating Labor Day. For┬ásome of us, this means that we can look forward to the hotdogs and hamburgers we will be eating with family and friends … Continue reading

Go For the Gold

Every two years, I look forward to watching the Olympics. This year has been no different! I have truly enjoyed watching the incredible performances of athletes like Katie Ledecky, Lilly King, Simone Biles, and Michael Phelps. Whether it was watching … Continue reading