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From Ambitious Student to Sensational Leader

Want People to Listen to You? Remove Filler Words!

Have you ever been in conversation with someone, but instead of paying attention, found yourself counting the amount of times they said ‘like’? I know I have. Especially amongst teenagers, the use of filler words is almost absurd. We seemingly say ‘like,’ ‘um,’ and ‘uh’ every 3 seconds! Don’t...


Using Vision to Overcome Obstacles as a Teen

We’ve all been there. You’re moving along successfully, and then, suddenly, completely stuck! A roadblock has emerged and you have no idea how to get around it. This pattern occurs everywhere, in every field, area of study, career, or personal pursuit. Roadblocks are a natural part of life....