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High School Sophomores!! South Carolina Youth Leadership Conference – 2015

In May of 2015 the first South Carolina Youth Leadership Conference [SCYLC] will be held in Beaufort County at the University of South Carolina Beaufort’s beautiful new Gateway Campus.  As of this writing the details are being worked out.  If you are a sophomore in a South Carolina high school check back periodically to view [...]

What If I Make a Mistake? It’s a Great Learning Opportunity!

One of the great concerns of young adults is making a mistake – regardless of what the issue is.  It is a perfectly natural feeling and even carries on into adult life.  Many people live with this fear and tend not to do something because of just how strong that fear really is.  The biggest [...]

Decision Making and Self-Confidence

Decision Making.  How to Be Decisive in Everyday Life! We don’t pretend to have all the answers but there are a few fundamental things you may find useful as you try to navigate these waters. First, it is imperative you understand that having a problem dealing with your self-confidence [or self-esteem] is not unusual for [...]

Situational Leadership

What exactly is situational leadership?  Essentially situational leadership is when a person finds herself or himself in a situation where by using their personal skills are able to lead others in an action.  There are countless biographies of people who have become famous through their leadership at a particular time and place often resulting in [...]

How to Manage Stress

This is the time of year when students find themselves dealing with stress that comes from preparation for exams, sports, after school activities, deciding on a college or job and a host of other issues.  Managing through stressful situations is important for several reasons not the least of which is your personal health and accomplishing [...]

How to Get the Job You Want! Sharpen your interviewing skills.

Interviewing for a job can be challenging for a variety of reasons.  You usually do not know the person conducting the interview and often are nervous wondering what kind of questions you will be asked.  Let’s assume for the moment you are a young man or woman in their mid-teens and you are going to [...]

Empowerment

One hears a lot about “empowerment” – a term often used in business wherein an organization makes a concerted effort to “empower it’s employees” to identify issues and deal with them directly without formal approval from management. As a young adult working at any company you should be aware of the employer’s policies with respect [...]

What Do You Think Now?

Share your thoughts! What do you believe is the most important issue in the United States today?  It may not be one we have listed but express your opinion below!  This is your country, your future.  Let’s find out what YOU think! The Economy Education The Environment Immigration War in Afghanistan    You can express [...]

DRIVING 901 and LEADERSHIP

                     DRIVING 901  and Leadership                     SOME USEFUL TIPS TO HELP MAKE YOU AN EXCELLENT DRIVER – AND A GOOD LEADER!         Never put your life on the line for a piece of colored glass.  Always [...]