Finding Purpose at the Baseball Stadium

Finding Purpose at the Baseball Stadium

Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s successes or put its failures behind and start all over again. That’s the way life is with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is. – Bob Feller, Baseball Hall of Famer I really thought it...
Leadership Lessons from Kid President

Leadership Lessons from Kid President

You know the line. You see it on mugs, posters, magnets, t-shirts, and all sorts of merchandise. Your English teacher would be so proud you still remember: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled.  -Robert Frost Robby Novak, aka Kid...
A Cheerful Heart is Good Medicine

A Cheerful Heart is Good Medicine

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries the bones. -Old Proverb Your alarm went off, you threw it across the room and overslept. Your teenager yelled at you.  The dog got out – AGAIN. It’s pouring down rain. It took an hour and a half to get to...
From Hokie to Hired – Lessons from Gen Z

From Hokie to Hired – Lessons from Gen Z

“You’re never too full for ice cream because it fills in the cracks” – Thomas Curley Meet Thomas. Ice cream lover, impact maker, world traveler, movie buff, and a December 2017 graduate of Virginia Tech, who bleeds maroon and orange. He’s been promoted from a college...
Cultivating Kindness in Leadership

Cultivating Kindness in Leadership

I’ve always wanted a personalized license plate. The state where I live, Virginia, has the highest number of personalized plates in the country. One in four. Each year when it was time to renew my registration, I took the easy route and renewed online instead of...