This entry was delayed in its coming but I finally made it. When I began this series I already knew what the first two parts would be about: talking to others and reading others works. Coming up with the third section proved difficult. Continue reading “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants- Part III”
I was an avid reader as a child but I mostly read to pass the time. We lived out in the boonies so my mom had to drive thirty minutes each way to take me and my brothers to elementary school. To keep myself entertained I would curl up in our suburban’s back seat and read as towering fir trees passed by outside. Continue reading “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants- Part II”
The first chapter in a three part series discussing key concepts I’ve used to progress my life.
1:15 p.m. April 12th, 2011.
I was a high school senior sitting in Christian Leadership Class- a class designed to help students become better leaders through looking at Christian principles.
I enjoyed a lot of my classes in high school, but unfortunately Christian Leadership was not one of them. In fact, there are only two things I really remember from that class. The first is that I didn’t do well in it, which is no surprise given my lack of enthusiasm for the course. The second thing though has stuck with me over the past six years, when our teacher told us that when somebody is struggling it is better to give empathy than give advice. Continue reading “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants- Part 1”
Over the past six months I’ve spent countless hours reading self-help books and listening to productivity and success-driven podcasts. During that time I distilled all the information I consumed, reflected on it, and turned it into a 180 page document on my computer. Single spaced. Continue reading “My Journey With Vulnerability”