Leadership Books for College Students, Courses, and Programs in Higher Education

Books for Leadership Development Programs Root Down & Branch Out: Best Practices for Leadership Development Programs is designed to help you develop a high quality leadership program or course for college students. It shares a number of different program types … Continue reading

Discover and Use your Personal Strengths and Valuable Skills to Create your Life

How are you using knowledge of your strengths and skills to create your future? Create your life and career path from your strengths and high level skills. I find a personal strengths or “valuable skills” focus to be particularly valuable … Continue reading

Passionate Interests: Don’t Just Follow – Unearth and Integrate

Now, let’s zoom in your passionate interests. What lights your fire? What do you love doing? What do you really, truly care about? What are you passionately interested in? Close your eyes, and identify at least five passionate interests. Go … Continue reading

Zoom in, Focus, and Deconstruct Yourself to Utilize your Positive Attributes

To Create Your Path, we want to help you identify your passionate interests (what energizes you), as well as your strengths (those things you are good at). We do a lot of zooming out and zooming in, looking through different … Continue reading

Your Life’s Epic Tale and Hero’s Journey

What is your Hero’s Journey Story? The Hero’s Journey or “monomyth” shows up in cultures throughout time and geographical location. It’s also known as the “hero with one thousand faces” or the monomyth, and it shares common elements that appear … Continue reading

Create Your Visual Journey Story

What is your visual journey story to show & tell? What is the overarching story of the path that you have taken thus far in life? Create a visual story to “show and tell” that journey. Think of it like a … Continue reading

Dive Deep then Step Back: Tell the Story of Your Life to Understand it

To create your own unique path in life, you must first take a look at the larger story of your life. Zoom out on those experiences you’ve had already in order to make meaning, understand, and move forward with your … Continue reading

Learn & Create on the Go: A Mobile Leadership Development Program

The Mobile Leadership Program The other night, my flight was delayed. I had time in the terminal and found myself in the mood to learn, develop, and work on strategizing to create my own path in life. Yes, I am … Continue reading

Eradicate Sunday Night Illness by Creating Your Own Path

After I graduated from college, I came down with a case of “Sunday night illness.” It was that sick-to-the-stomach kind of feeling you get when the fear of Monday morning makes you sick the night before, because you are not … Continue reading

How to Reflect to Improve and Learn from Life Experiences

Experiential Learning: Reflect & Make Meaning of your Experiences to Grow Make meaning with the power of reflection. Get better at what you do and how you do it through experiential or active learning. There is so much we can … Continue reading