The Speaker’s Voice

Creating Conversations That Matter

Creating Conversations That Matter

The wildly successful app Among Us asks players to find the impostor in the group. In this case, art imitates life. Studies show at least 70% of people will feel like an imposter at some point in their life. Those who feel like impostors are more likely to experience...

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JUMPING ALL IN

JUMPING ALL IN

A lot has happened in this past year alone. From the current government, racial tension,  the pandemic, and much more, it was not easy to be inspired to move ahead. I am here to tell you, in the midst of adversity, we can and we must keep marching on. It is time to...

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4 Simple Mistakes Smart Leaders Avoid

4 Simple Mistakes Smart Leaders Avoid

How are you doing on your goals for this new year? People say that most don’t make it past January 14 when they give up on the resolutions. Have you already given up on your goals before you stepped back on campus or logged in to a virtual classroom? I took a long...

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Hidden Figures of Black History

Hidden Figures of Black History

As I mentioned in the video, there are plenty of opportunities to explore Black History, which of course is a part of our American history. As you think about the rest of the year, how does Black History fit in? When answering this question, the understanding of...

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Refocus with Purpose in 2021

Refocus with Purpose in 2021

It’s a new year. While 2020 was not the year any of us were expecting, a new year always provides us a great opportunity to reflect on the year’s past and plan ahead for what’s to come. As leaders, it is important for us to take this valuable time to reflect and use...

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When I Found My Spark

When I Found My Spark

At a tender age of 22, I was trapped in darkness after the loss of my right dominant arm due to a horrific car accident. This life-changing event uprooted everything I once knew. Many days I didn’t see a way out of burying myself under the pain. I lost my sense of...

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Reset, Restart, Reconnect

Reset, Restart, Reconnect

By: Kinja Dixon On December 14th, 2020, my 42nd birthday, so many thoughts filled with gratitude ran through my mind. As I sat in solitude on the beach in Cabo Pulmo, Mexico looking at the endless waves in the Pacific Ocean, I reflected in a way that I never have...

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Top 10 Ways to Be a Rockstar This Semester

Top 10 Ways to Be a Rockstar This Semester

By: Linnita Hosten With the new year comes a new semester. That means new classes, new professors, and of course, a new workload. To be successful, you’ll need to develop new habits in the months ahead. But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! Top 10 Ways to Be a...

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What If This Is The New Normal

What If This Is The New Normal

By: Dan Faill After over six months of some sort of quarantine, lockdown, safer-at-home orders and general state of being in a pandemic, you would think I’d be used to it by now… but I’m still not sleeping well, I’m busy but don’t feel like I’ve been productive, and...

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