The Speaker’s Voice

3 Ways To (Actually) Build Confidence

By: Alex Carlin Have you ever walked into a room looking down on your phone? Did you know that small gesture tells people you aren’t that confident in the current situation? Whether you realize it or not, confidence not only has a huge effect on the way you perform...

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Can we all just get along…

By: Dr. Stacey Pearson-Wharton “Can we all just get along?” Those words were spoken by Rodney King during a very turbulent time in our country and a great divide. At that time folks were divided; there were riots in the streets and looting in Los Angeles as a result...

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Test Drive it FIRST!

By: Linnita Hosten If you are like me, the thought of going to a large event and networking is completely overwhelming and uneasy. This was my positioning until I landed a paid internship opportunity junior year- just by showing up at a career fair prepared. Since...

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APPLE Leadership

By: Kaylon Blake Soooo….I really needed a new pair of headphones but was torn between purchasing the Apple Airpods or the Beats by Dre. I really wanted the Beats, but they were too expensive. On the flipside, I didn’t want to buy the Airpods because I felt like I’d...

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Facing Fears to Find Freedom

By: Samantha Ramirez-Herrera I am 33 years old and for the first time in my life I feel visible. Last year I spoke publicly about growing up undocumented on a stage in the middle of Montana in front of 100 strangers. Thirteen minutes of pure adrenaline, rapid...

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The Art of the Butterfly

By: Rafael Matos These days I am all about living my best life, and as I take an inventory of the ideologies and actions I practice regularly, I realized my best life demands I get rid of outdated and impractical beliefs that stifle my growth. But navigating change is...

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Few Talk, Many Affected

By: Kevin Snyder, Ed.D. Disclaimer: Please be advised this article outlines details from the evening of a sexual assault. This is My story of sexual assault and why I waited so long to reveal it. I am a 42-year old man, and I was sexually assaulted by another man in...

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The Falsehoods of False Reporting

The Falsehoods of False Reporting By: Tim Mousseau For a human element, I think it is important to note I wrote this before the recent Ford and Kavanaugh testimonies. In light of these, I feel this message still stands. I feel it is important now more than ever to...

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A Successful Failure

By: Adam Giery I have failed. Not once, but many times. Not just on small things, big ones. However, the reality is, it propelled my career. In every instance in which I failed, I found a new path forward. One that was in line with what I wanted to achieve, not what I...

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