Get SMARTer

By Carolyn Le It is the time of year for new beginnings, ushering in change, and of course resolutions. You may have some yourself or know friends and family setting goals. Optimistically and admirably, we hope for a better year than the last. However, it is a common theme to see many people to abandon their…

Power of Hustle

By D Smith   “Every day I’m hustlin..” A few weeks ago, I had the honor of sharing a few thoughts with our high school students at their last meeting of the semester. We talked about the upcoming break and how to make the most of it by staying hungry and avoiding coasting. I want…

Flowers Have Faces

By Michael Hirsch One of my favorite leadership stories about Walt Disney was when he was a young man in school one day working on a drawing assignment. Young Walt started to draw very animated faces inside the outline of flowers. His teacher, peering over his shoulder, commented that flowers cannot be made to smile….

Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish

By Michael Hirsch The late Steve Jobs, founder of Apple Computer, is famous for the charge “Stay hungry, stay foolish” to the graduation class of 2005 at Stanford University. His commencement speech can be viewed on YouTube.  I want to make a slightly different interpretation of his words to you as you approach the last…