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Six Ways to Battle the Growing World of “Fake”

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn You may remember hearing about the terrifying hoax that occurred on the eve of Halloween in 1938. A radio broadcast of Orson Wells, War of the Worlds, purported that Martians had invaded earth. The program created a nationwide panic. It seemed so real; Americans believed it. Well—it’s happening again…

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A Case Study: Three Insights We Learn From the Brock Turner Case

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn A tragic story broke last week about Brock Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer, who was found guilty of sexual assault against a young woman while she was unconscious. The crime was utterly horrendous, and the jury found Turner guilty on three felony counts. However, shortly after the verdict,…

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Does a Loaded Childhood Delay Healthy Adulthood?

2shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore You probably remember the story of pop star Michael Jackson, beloved by millions of fans (including me). For all of the talent he possessed and success he achieved, his story is somewhat tragic. From a young age, Michael and his brothers were full-time employees for the Jackson…

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Six Benefits of Margins in a Student’s Life

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore Yesterday, I attempted to build a case for margins in our lives — both for us leaders and for our students. We need margins in order to become fully alive and to become the best versions of ourselves. I am not the first to say it, but…

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The Case for Margins in a Student’s Life

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore I’ve noticed a subtle pattern in college and high school students. I wonder if you’ve seen it too. Over the past year, I’ve marveled at what kids find humorous. At times, I’m startled at the misfortunes — even “fails” — that kids watch on YouTube and find…

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Building Your Personal Brand

1shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore I find myself talking to high school and college students about personal branding all the time. Brands and labels are so much a part of our culture today. In fact, many companies actually hire Brand Managers, whose job is to insure that they company’s brand is solidly…

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How to Define Courage for Students

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn This week, I’m blogging about the virtue of courage (specifically, how we build courage in students today). Courage has always been challenging to cultivate. We humans tend to shrink from doing what is difficult, unpopular or may garner enemies. However, it’s my belief that our society today makes displaying…

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Helping Students Navigate Relationships

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Recently, I had two conversations with university students—one with a male and the other with a female. As we talked, both became a case study in the conflicts I see so often among students today. Rachel had all but given up on males. She had dated several and now…

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Two Paths to Preparing for a Career

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn All of our lives, we’ve heard stories of people who are “outliers.” Men and women who dropped out of college (or never attended in the first place) and made their mark on the world anyway—people like Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Ted Turner, Walt Disney, Wolfgang…

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