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Video Post: Interview with Coach Kris Hogan

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn A few weeks ago, a story made its way across America about a small, private school football team in Grapevine, Texas that did something very unusual. They were scheduled to play a juvenile detention center in football, Gainesville State School the next Friday. They knew that those young inmates would…

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Building Young Leaders in the Strangest Places

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn I have been very encouraged over the last five days. Our team, at Growing Leaders, had the privilege of meeting with and/or training leaders in five professional baseball clubs: The Atlanta Braves, The Pittsburgh Pirates, the Kansas City Royals, the San Francisco Giants and the Cleveland Indians. Because I have…

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Generation Y: What Are They Thinking (Part 4 of 4)

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn All week, I’ve been blogging about what Generation Y is thinking. Today, I want to wrestle with a paradoxical reality they face every week: their obsession with both authenticity and appearance. Stop and think for a moment. Few would argue that teens today value authenticity. They want to “keep it…

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Generation Y: What Are They Thinking? (Part 3 of 4)

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn This week, I’m blogging about what Generation Y is thinking. While no generation wants to be profiled or put in a box, this student generation thinks so much alike when it comes to social issues. You can tell they’re a connected generation, from California to Singapore. Today—I want to talk…

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7 Reasons Boys Struggle (Part 2)

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Yesterday, I began to address the specific struggles young males have in Generation Y. I suggested there are at least seven reasons boys struggle. Here is part two of the list: 4. The Media: Television, Movies and Music TV dilemmas are resolved in thirty minutes. The Internet can be manipulated…

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7 Reasons Boys Struggle (Part 1)

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn If you read my blogs each week — you know I believe in kids. At Growing Leaders, we are committed to equipping this emerging generation to be healthy, life-giving leaders. However, worldwide, adults are experiencing a dilemma as they attempt to connect with and teach students. One primary trouble spot…

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