Wrapped up the #TeenSocialJusticeLeague yesterday with total confidence that these thoughtful + big-hearted emerging leaders, activists + advocates will continue to speak out + stand up as stewards of justice in their communities!
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We closed the learning circle with a few moments of breath awareness before sharing reflections about what they were feeling/thinking + what they would take from this experience to carry into their homes, schools + communities. I was moved to hear them say they felt "educated," "inspired," "calm," "focused," "hopeful" + even "sad to know that the world was worse than they realized." This is the level of deep listening + skillful understanding that, with diligent practice, blossoms into skillful, innovative, radical + compassionate action to dismantle structural oppression + help to heal + transform suffering + sustain our well-being + that of our communities.
It's #factfriday again! This week we have our Recruitment Co-Chair Danny discussing the various social issues that both Site Leaders and Participants take on during their Alternative Break experience. With over a dozen social issues to chose from, Participants and Site Leaders will have much to think about which one they'll choose! We added a new one this year for our Engineering majors! —Applications are OPEN. Click the link on our bio to join! —
Excited to announce another PLATINUM sponsor, Founder/CEO of Vivid Images, Jason Gardner @jason_vividimages .
Jason founded Vivid Images in 2000. Since then, he has taken the company from a startup in his garage to a cutting edge graphic design and printing facility serving clients around the Metropolitan Baton Rouge area and across the world. Gardner is currently putting his creativity to work with the recent launch of his "Vivid" app, a free tool that allows users to discover, share and organize events efficiently within their calendars.
Join us at The POWER Hour, Thursday, July 13!! Tickets on EventBrite!! @thenicolemg #iamvivid
"Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength." A. Schwarzenegger
Being able to reach the top in one field in a lifetime is a difficult and wonderful achievement. Being able to excel in 3 different fields is something only legends can do
Look at every interview of Arnold. He possesses a will power and a positive thinking that are incredible. His book, Total Recall, is one to read and I think this quote sums up Arnold's life: "If I can see it and believe it, then I can achieve it"💪🏽
Sustained organizational success is one of the strongest measures of good leadership. The test of time is a relentless critic. Any of us can look brilliant in one good move, however, a sustainable organization over time is much harder.
What can we learn from these two companies?
Another successful Coffee Clutch hosted by Special Projects Coordinator Angel Cordero. We were glad to talk with East Camden families about the importance of parent engagement and much more. Tell us what you think makes a great camden school! #GreatCamdenSchools
HOBART BOUND ❤️❤️
Public speaking is something that frightens the pants off me but equally something that I love and I have learnt that it gets easier when you lose the "I" and make it the "we" 🙏🙏
And finally last but not least Alison DiLaurentis❤️ Played by @sashapieterse27 👑 . Secretive🤞
Alison is many things but overall she's a mystery to most. She has so many secrets to share and has her 4 close friends to have secrets with too❤️ Alison is one of my favourite characters too👑
Qotd - If you could be a PLL character who would you be?
Aotd - I would be Aria because she's nice and I think it would be interesting to see the world in her perspective💘
#sashapieterse @sashapieterse27 @sashapieterse27 @sashapieterse27 #pll#sad#manipulative#leadership#piccollage#blonde#cool#alisondilaurentis ❤️ Tag them in the comments.👇👇x
Great time @StateStreet w/ #leadership keynote "Personal Brand: Step up to Stand out" 👏🏾 #career#personalbranding#speaker
During my talk I got the group to get up and practice elevator pitches with their personal brands. The talk was a training and development session offered for all employees including offices in Montreal, Kansas City, and Boston. The feedback was fantastic and there were many great questions. Hope I can help coach and inspire them all again. 👍🏽🙏😄
Hello again, Washington, D.C.!!!! Excited to be back at the Student National Medical Association's national headquarters for a great National Leadership Institute weekend and Board of Director's meetings 😄
On my heart so here we go🤘🏻 I listen to many women always feeling (especially in religious circles) that they are supposed to be nice and pleasant over fearless and courageous. That we are supposed to be gracious and gentle over bold and beautiful. That we are to be serving and supportive over advancing and proclaiming. That we are only as valuable to the kingdom as we are the state of our husband and children and how acceptable and "good" we all look. Gals, this is a bunch of crap.
You are made in the image of God and meant to be like him. He is both/and. Not ether/or. The world doesn't need sweet , holier than thou chicks walking around afraid and people pleasing all the time, defined by a ring on their finger or the ability to give birth. The world needs you to live and love wildly. To know your gifts, passions and strengths and use them WITHOUT APOLOGY. "Your Place" is first and foremost as a child of God living fully alive in a state of wonder and awe, basking in the miracle that is his presence. "Your Place" is on earth as it is in heaven. "Your Place" is kingdom wherever and whatever that may be. PERIOD.
Stay wild. #passioniseverything .