Year in Review

Leadership theory application and year in review Wow, what a year. In just a few short months, I have changed more than I could have ever imagined. I met people I would never normally talk to, did things I have never done before, and accomplished a multitude of different things. Here is a little bit … More Year in Review

LDR 200L

I don’t think I have ever been more concerned with how a power point looks in my entire life. Anytime I see any slide with more than seven words on it, my heart dies a little. All I can see is Jesi Ekonen looking at me with disapproval and wondering what on earth I was … More LDR 200L

Before the Trip

Growing up, education was always something that was emphasized in our household. My mother was a teacher and when she came home every night, me and my siblings could tell just how much my mom cared for her students. Education is vital to our everyday lives; without it, the opportunities available to us are greatly … More Before the Trip

The Importance of No

Question: Does leadership come from a yes or no? This question could be interpreted in many different ways. Many would try to pick some middle ground to avoid having to be decisive. It’s a tough question, sure, but life is full of tough questions; sometimes you can’t choose ‘maybe.’ There is no option to choose … More The Importance of No

Connections Confrence

The Connections Leadership Conference is an annual conference held at the Great Wold Lodge in Traverse City, MI. It is put on by the Leadership Institute to teach 100+ people from groups all over CMU’s campus about how to make connections (as the name implies) within your group and others, and how to become effective … More Connections Confrence