Student’s Who Give- A Lesson From The Younger Generation

During my short time here at San Juan Diego Catholic High School, I’ve had the pleasure of being able to interview some amazing students. The students that I’ve interviewed have all been seniors, about to graduate from high school and make their mark on the world. What has amazed me about the students I’ve interviewed Read More …

Leadership From a Student’s Perspective

As I near my graduation day, (yes I’m literally counting down the days and have a terrible case of senioritis), I have come to yet another moment of reflection about all of the amazing opportunities that have come my way since beginning at St. Edward’s University. To go from not having any opportunities to opportunities Read More …

The Law of Sacrifice

The law of sacrifice states that you cannot get something you want without giving something in return. “In order to obtain something of greater value, you must give up something of lesser value.” I’m guessing that at the time that I am writing this (extremely late at night) that I am giving up the value Read More …

Happiness is Contagious

“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.”- Martha Washington These are incredibly wise words from a, no doubt, an incredibly wise woman. Being a Read More …

Leadership and Educators

Leadership is an important topic all around, but the leaders that make the most difference are the ones that are too often overlooked, and that is our educators.Educators are a huge part of our lives and the people that we spend the majority of our time with in our youth. From the time we enter Read More …

The Power of Learning

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”- Benjamin Franklin Being only two short semesters away from graduating, I’ve learned over my past few years in college, how best I come to acquire knowledge; and not only acquire it, but keep it. I find that if I’m in Read More …

An Update of My Leadership Journey

It’s hard to believe that I’ve only been with SOS since January of this year, it seems like much longer. When I first applied for the opportunity to be SOS Leadership’s PR intern I honestly did not know what to expect. The only internship experience I had was with a start-up company that gave me Read More …

Finding The Perfect Balance

“Balance is paying attention to the things that matter most at the time that they matter most.”-Kollete Hall Priorities are always going to be an issue with people in leadership positions. It is always going to be a juggling act in trying to find the perfect balance between your personal life and professional life.  There Read More …

The Strength To Lead

As leaders, the number one most important thing in leading effectively is to make sure we have ourselves taken care of. If we can’t take care of ourselves then how are we able to guide others on their leadership journeys? If we lose the ability to lead ourselves we lose the ability to effectively lead Read More …

If It’s Meant To Be, It will Be…. Or Will It?

Everyone has heard the cliche saying, “If it’s meant to be it will be,” and I used to always believe that it was true. However, as I’ve grown up over the years I’ve found that saying, for the most part, to be untrue. How much of a role does fate actually play in your life Read More …