Author: emm

15 Jul THIS WEEK: APPROACH ART

Art is an intrinsic part of every culture. And it is through art that we can learn about cultures of today and tomorrow. The beauty, the stories, the realities of times long gone can all be expressed and told through art. But how much time...

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08 Jul THIS WEEK: KNOW YOUR ROOTS

How well do you know your own history? Your family’s history? The history of your own culture? There is real power in knowing where you come from. When you know the joys and struggles of your ancestors, you start to learn a little bit more...

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01 Jul THIS WEEK: HOST SOMETHING

Culture isn’t something that just exists. Culture is created by each and every one of us, whether we realize it or not. Yes, that means you, too. You create culture. Your presence in a room changes the culture of that room. Your presence in your...

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24 Jun THIS WEEK: COMMIT TO COMMUNITY

Community is powerful. And community means lots of different things. Our community can be our family, our friends, our colleagues, or any groups or associations we belong to. Our communities can be made of up people who are similar, people who are different, people who...

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17 Jun THIS WEEK: LEAD A TEAM

Leadership is one of the most judged, dissected, and criticized words in the English language. Everyone knows the five, seven, and ten best ways to be a leader. When things are good, everyone gets behind the leader. But when things aren’t so good, it is...

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10 Jun THIS WEEK: VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME

Once we discover the needs of our community, we then come to a fork in the road—to engage and get involved or to turn a blind eye and go about our routines. We are fairly confident that you know which path we think all of...

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03 Jun THIS WEEK: KNOW THE NEED

How well do you know your community? Who do you know in your community? What are the strengths of your community and where can it grow to be more inclusive, more equitable, and fair? How can you engage with it in the best and most...

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27 May THIS WEEK: MIND YOUR MANNERS

Before we had courtesy, civility, and etiquette, we had something a little more basic that brought sophistication and class to the bourgeoisie. They were a set of guidelines, practices, social rules that helped advance humanity from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. No more eating...

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