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How Commitment Works

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Let me ask you a question. How long did your New Year’s Resolution last? Or, based on past failures, did you even make one this year? Most of us fail to keep commitments because we don’t realize how commitment works. We want to move from a “wish” to a “lifestyle”…

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Involved But Not Committed

1share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn I describe most students today with this phrase: Involved but not committed. It’s a Habitude, from Book One of our series: Habitudes: Images That Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes. It is called, “The Half-Hearted Kamikaze.” The syndrome is illustrated by the kamikaze pilot who flew in World War II for…

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When Convenience Eclipses Commitment

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn In my last post, I blogged how students (and adults for that matter) struggle with commitment. Let me summarize what I believe has happened, then suggest how commitment works with students. We live in a world of convenience. Kids today have been called the “disposable” generation because everything can be…

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I Just Twittered…

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn I can’t believe it. I just did something that two years ago I said I would never do. I twittered. Yep. I got my son, Jonathan, to help me set up an account and I twittered. Believe it or not, the first twitter I replied to, at his request, was…

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A First Year Experience…

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn I just finished speaking at a conference in Orlando. The event is called: “First Year Experience.” It’s attended by deans and directors who program for first year students at universities across the country. This was my second year experience at the First Year Experience event. :o) In my session, I…

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I’m Working on a New Book…Wanna Help?

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn There’s been a fire burning inside of me for more than two years. As I travel, I hear so many complaints and compliments about this next generation of kids. Some call them Millennials, others call them Generation Y, the Digital Generation, Sunshine Kids, MTV Generation, Screenagers, et all. What strikes…

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