Archives of #recognition

Work brought me to the East Coast recently allowing me a brief visit with my cousins in Pennsylvania. Their seven-year-old son, Jack, graciously gave up his room for the night, providing me a place to stay. There is just no other way to say it. It was pretty cool. I was surrounded by everything that […]
Three things caught my attention recently. 1) The Dallas Mavericks won the NBA Championship and owner Mark Cuban let original owner Donald Carter accept the Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy. 2) Newt Gingrich’s entire campaign staff quit gaining much national attention. 3) I sat and watched the closing credits of X-Men: First Class. So you’re probably […]
Last week I had the chance to present at an overnight leadership retreat at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School in Reno, Nevada. I’ve been super spoiled with my student audiences and this group was no different. Really fun. Really committed. While I’m doing several leadership and trainings for ASBs this year, this was my only overnight […]
There’s a great viral video floating around the internet. It focuses on the birthday surprise for a bus driver in Copenhagen. You can watch it here: I don’t understand a single word in the video, but you can tell there is great meaning in it. I had watched the video several times before I started […]
So if you’ve chatted with me at all in the past few months or read this blog at all in January, you’ve probably heard (to perhaps an annoying degree) that I enjoyed volunteering at the Sundance Film Festival this year. It seriously was an amazing highlight in a year that already has too man highights […]
Over the weekend I was having a conversation with a good friend of mine about great customer service. She told me about her amazing fish guy at her local market who seeks out great opportunities to find new fishes and always greets her with a smile. I ended up talking about a random experience on […]
There was a rushed feel at first. Our final shift had ended at the Racquet Club and other volunteers were quickly in the process of transforming our venue into the site of the Sundance Film Festival Awards. Before that took place though, the Racquet Club Team B had a few moments to gather in the […]