How to Adult

15 02, 2019

How to Leave a Legacy

By | February 15th, 2019|Categories: How to Adult, How to Find Your Purpose/Passion, How to Student|Comments Off on How to Leave a Legacy

I remember sitting at my first APEX event in 2015, waiting in interested anticipation for Joshua Shi to stand up and give his student keynote. At the time, Josh was just an Unbound student like myself. He had been given the opportunity to be one of two student keynote speakers at APEX 2015. The lights dimmed and all the conversations across the room came to a close. Josh was introduced in typical Josh fashion: hype music and high-fiving students in the audience as he danced his way down the aisle to the front of the small, intimate, auditorium. The energy [...]

9 02, 2019

The 3 Stages of Unbound

By | February 9th, 2019|Categories: How to Adult, How to Find Your Purpose/Passion, How to Student|Comments Off on The 3 Stages of Unbound

In their book, Tribal Leadership, Dave Logan, John King, and Halee Fischer-Wright make the claim that there are 5 levels to what they call “Tribal Culture” and that there are advantages to moving up them. For Unbounders, there are 3 levels and it’s way better to find yourself in level 3 than level 1. Here’s why. LEVEL ONE: LONER We’ve all been there. For whatever reason, you’ve found yourself in this thing called Unbound. Maybe you chose it, maybe your parents did. Either way, you’re here, you’re working and earning credit, and you’re wondering if there’s more to college than [...]

31 12, 2018

9 Ways to BLITZ 2019

By | December 31st, 2018|Categories: How to Adult, How to Find Your Purpose/Passion, How to Student|Comments Off on 9 Ways to BLITZ 2019

2019 is going to be a big year. Why? Because you’re going to make it one. As you go about planning what you're daring to do in 2019, it’s likely you’ll need a robust system of routines that support your BLITZ. When implemented appropriately, these small alterations to how you do things will maximize your productivity, facilitate rest and recovery, and get your subconscious working toward the same goal you are. Interested? Let’s go.   #1: WRITE DOWN YOUR GOALS What are your top three goals for 2019? If you can’t answer that question easily, you’ve got a problem. In [...]

17 05, 2017

You’re Allowed to Dream

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: How to Adult, How to Find Your Purpose/Passion|Comments Off on You’re Allowed to Dream

“What do you want to do with your degree?” I paused. The woman volunteering to help me teach Sunday School was trying to move the conversation along, so I answered honestly. “I think it would be cool to work in film and television one day, or… ” “Awe, that’s cute, sweetie. I remember my first dream job.” I didn’t know how to respond, but my facial expressions were probably a little too sassy to be standing in a church. Have you experienced this? If so, then you and I apparently missed something in Adulthood 101. There’s a socially acceptable limit [...]