Goal Setting: Bring It On

So many emotions! Excitement, nervousness, anxiousness, fear. These were the many emotions that were spinning through my head this past weekend the moment I was standing right outside the door frame of an airplane looking down 14,500 feet on Luling, Texas. I’ve been waiting for 15 years to check skydiving off my bucket list and Read More …

Learning to Lead in Italy

The following is a guest post written by Stephanie Espinoza who is a Junior at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. First of all, I would like to thank SOS Leadership for sponsoring me as I travel abroad for the next week with St. Edward’s University. I am about to take the trip of a lifetime. Read More …

Can you “lead” when you are not the “leader?”

Over the course of my undergraduate career at St. Edward’s University, I have had multiple opportunities to demonstrate my leadership skills. My leadership skills have been heightened with all the practice I have had in and out of the classroom. I have learned how to become a better leader by working with other classmates in Read More …

Leading through School Spirit

Jessica Liss is a senior at St. Edward’s Unviersity and captain of the university’s cheerleading team. She will be graduating with honors in May of 2014.  My leadership role at my university is my position as captain of the St. Edward’s University Cheerleading team. When I first came to college, I was a young girl who 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 …

3 Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned in the Post Grad Life

Danny De Los Santos is a Marketing & Communications Coordinator at ACTIVE Life. He is a recent graduate of St. Edward’s University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. I graduated from St. Edward’s University in December of 2012 and was fortunate enough to find a job that enabled me to keep living in Read More …

A True Leader

Joe Mandy is a Product Development Engineer/Program Manager at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. He is currently pursuing his MBA in Business Management at St. Edward’s University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University.Joe recently completed his first Ironman triathlon in Wisconsin, finishing in 14 hours 31 minutes. True 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 …

Leadership: The Courage to Lead

Pepe is currently the president for the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s Austin chapter, a member of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Membership Committee, and president emeritus of the Mexican American Comptroller Employees Association. He is a certified Mediator and holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from St. Edward’s University. A story of 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 …