The One Leader I Look Up to in the World

Extraordinary Leadership As a speaker, one of the speaking programs I offer is Extraordinary Leadership. The program consists of three main parts: extraordinary leadership throughout history, extraordinary leadership from the experts, and you as an extraordinary leader. In my presentation, I make the argument that there’s a huge difference between leadership and extraordinary leadership. I…

What Do Young Leaders Want?

Millennials Guest Author: Erika Retzlaff President – Pueblo Rotaract Whether you want to admit it or not, young leaders are the future of every organization out there. Sooner than you know, these young leaders will be the ones taking over, running your businesses and creating innovative ones themselves. You may ask, “How in the world…

Life’s Most Important Question

What Do You Want Most? Take a look at the pictures of these two men: Do you know who this is? How about this guy? I would be willing to bet that you could name the man in the first picture, but not the second, even though both men lived at the same time and…

10 Things I Want To Do This Summer

A Summer to Remember 1.Mountain Bike the Monarch Crest Trail Mountain biking is something I’ve done with my dad since I was little. As beautiful as the scenery can be on a mountain bike trail, my favorite part is always the challenge that it represents. Mountain biking has always seemed to test me more both…

The Alpha Mentality

Believing in Yourself “If you don’t bring your level up to compete with me then I’m going to completely dominate you.” – Michael Jordan “I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.” – Muhammad Ali “I want to be what I’ve always wanted to be: dominant.” – Tiger Woods “What…

What I Learned From Malcolm X

The Only Constant is Change In high school, basketball was my life. I wasn’t very involved around school, I didn’t have many close friends, and all of my free time was spent in a gym. To play college basketball was my dream. That’s all I wanted. When I first started college, I wanted to be…

How Millennials and Traveling Will Change the World

Connecting People “I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” – Harun Yahya I love to travel. I always have, and I always will. Those statements tend to describe the millennial generation as a whole. Where older generations…

I Need to Work Harder

Being Honest “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein There are two reasons I do this blog: To promote the Let’s March brand and the philosophy behind it. To document my journey with the hope that others can be inspired by my actions and take action…

The Millennial Mindset

Refuse to Settle I believe there is a huge gap between what has always been done by older generations, and what millennials now want to see in the world. This gap has created tremendous problems in education, politics, and the workplace; especially in the workplace. We simply just look at things differently. Older generations don’t…

Born Equal or Born Gifted?

Me vs. Conor McGregor I was scrolling through Twitter the other day, and I came across this Conor McGregor quote: “Talent does not exist; we are all equal as human beings. You could be anyone if you put in the time. You will reach the top, and that is that. I am not talented, I…

Life is Too Short

Follow Your Heart “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” Steve Jobs I’ve been extremely fortunate in my life not to have to deal with…

Why I Decided Not to Get My MBA

Life Direction “Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Since the very beginning of my college career, everyone seemed to agree that I needed to get my MBA. My advisors heavily encouraged it my freshman…