How Should Pueblo Move Forward?

Education When I moved back to Pueblo in August of 2016, I came back for one reason: to have a massive impact on the community that made me the person I am today. Where others saw a lost cause, I saw an incredible amount of opportunity in my hometown. To me, Pueblo was a blank…

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…

Do You Feel Like People Are Holding You Back?

The Monkey Story I passionately believe in challenging the status quo. It is my opinion that we need progress in our world, and the traditional ways will no longer work. Unfortunately, people tend to join into the flow of conformity, rather than challenge what the majority says. I realized this in college, and I’m starting…

Our Education System: Teaching a Fish to Climb a Tree

Educating the Individual “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein Before you read any further, WATCH THIS VIDEO: I’m in the Leadership Pueblo Program, and last week we spent an entire…

Why It’s Time For Millennials to Take Over

It’s Our Time Today, we live in a world where in order to be at the top of the political or corporate ladder, you also have to be old and “experienced.” For decades, the traditional way of moving up in the world has been to wait your turn. Millennials are taking the world by storm…

A Revolution in Higher Education

Self-discovery In one of my first blog posts, The Case Against Being Sheeple, I quoted Seth Godin who said, “Public school is an artifact of the industrial age. It was invented by industrialists, who needed compliant factory workers.” In college, I started to feel this on a deep level. I felt as if I was…