More In Common…

This man perfectly encapsulates the idea behind the Purple Pill. Our political enemies are actually just our fellow citizens who are rightfully dissatisfied with the way our country is being run. Whether you lean red or blue, most people today want the government to change the status quo. The media and monied interests have segregated the majority of our citizens from the power centers of our country and now there is widespread disillusionment as a result. The sources that provide us with information have been peddling talking points to intentionally divide us. Whether their motivations were based on malice or profit, they have planted terribly destructive seeds in our society. The American people are at each other’s throats. This is an unproductive mentality for average people to hold. Like the man in this video says, we have more in common

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Leadership and Influence

Preface: Let me start off by saying that leadership is not a born talent. As James Humes, a presidential speechwriter says, “The art of communication is the language of leadership.” And just like any other language, it can be learned through an understanding of its most well-established principles, and of course, patient practice. If you are ever feeling overwhelmed, anxious, unheard, foggy-minded, or any other way that makes you hesitate before you take a step, leadership is a skill that you will benefit from practicing. I’m not coming up here to make a monotone bore of a speech. I came up with this speech specifically with this class in mind to address some communication issues I observe many of you as well as myself have. Teaching leadership usually comes in the form of understanding an outside perspective of what leaders

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