entrepreneurial spirit

About a month ago, I attended the Ice House Entrepreneurial Facilitator Training in Durham, NC; I got to hang out with 50 inspired individuals interested in spreading the entrepreneurial mindset in North Carolina. Since then, I felt something was missing – and then it hit me.  The “Entrepreneurial Mindset” was too focused on the head…it … Continue reading

Re-Imagine You

Good day friends! I wanted to share an interesting conversation I had with my colleague Megan this morning that I think might be pertinent to these various groups. We were talking about the conversations/changes that are coming on our campus – mainly to our General Education program and our Student “Transitions” programs. As we were … Continue reading

changing a mindset

I’ve spent the past three days at the Ice House Entrepreneurial Training Program, sponsored by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (https://elimindset.com/). One of my projects for the training was to identify a problem – my problem: what strategies are institutions using to increase retention and graduation rates. I sent my request out to the First-Year Experience, … Continue reading

advising vs coaching vs guiding

I just got back from the First-Year Experience Conference yesterday.  As always found a few nuggets that can be used in our Life Design work. I presented a session titled, “Advising, Coaching, and Student Success with Life Design in Mind.” After the session, I had a few interesting conversation with a few of the participants.  … Continue reading

back in the saddle…

Hello everyone!  Decided to take a little bit of a break due to personal and professional life challenges.  But now….I’m back! I will be posting more regularly now, since there’s a LOT more going on since I last posted.  Since the start of 2019: Started a business – Life Design Institute, LLC – with my … Continue reading