Reception day or “R-day” is the first day of orientation for a New Cadet entering West Point. This is the first day of a New Cadet’s summer training known as, “Beast Barracks”. R-day is a day that every West Point graduate remembers in vivid detail.
By my second year at West Point, I became very familiar with the maze of corridors of the huge castle-like structure that I would navigate to get back to my room from a class. This became especially handy during bitterly cold winter days. I preferred finding my way through the maze of old and historic hallways, inside in the […]
Today after a hard track workout with the Lighthouse Cristian Academy Varsity Cross-Country team I was loading up the runners into my van. I peeked over my shoulder to take a gander at my tired and sweaty runners lounging in the back of the van and made the comment about how I was going to […]
Successful people are readers. When you get into a reading habit you grow personally and professionally. I would begin reading the following books if you are serious about becoming a Networking Maven: 1. Now Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald Clifton. This book is designed to teach you how to discover your natural […]
Your network defines your life, it defines your potential, it defines your ceiling in life and is your vehicle to success. The late Stephen Covey, best selling author of the book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, said it best when he stated that we live in an interdependent world. John Maxwell, best selling author of […]