2017-2018: An Adaptable Year in Review

I’ll be completely honest, coming back to CMU in August 2017… I couldn’t have looked less forward to being back here and I had a pretty pessimistic view of the whole experience. I really didn’t want to come back to Central in the fall. I didn’t have the greatest end of my first semester of…

Not What I Expected – A HST 110WI Reflection

When I scheduled HST 110WI The American Experience for my fall 2017 semester, I wasn’t exactly sure what this class would be like. Since the rest of my LAS cohort took this required minor class in the spring of 2017 while I was working in Walt Disney World, it was my time to finally experience the…

My “Why” Statement

In LDR 200, we were required to watch the “Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action” TED talk. Throughout the talk, Sinek placed a major focus on the idea that “People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it.” This concept is explored through the ‘Golden Circle’; the What, How, and Why…

Leader Reflection: Bob Iger

January 24, 2006 “The Walt Disney Company purchases Pixar Animation Studios for $7.4 billion.” August 31, 2009 “The Walt Disney Company to acquire Marvel Entertainment for $4.24 billion.” October 30, 2012 “The Walt Disney Company to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd., for $4 billion.”  December 14, 2017 “The Walt Disney Company to acquire 21st Century Fox, Inc.,…

What I Learned Down In The Rat Infested Sewer Systems of CMU

In September, I was able to participate in the Spark Leadership Experience hosted by the Leadership Institute. This event gave myself and other students a chance to learn and develop our leadership styles and abilities through many activities. When signing up for the event, I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was excited to…

The Rule of Two: A Master and an Apprentice.

Something very important to know about me is that I love Star Wars. I love it so much, this small paragraph cannot do my passion justice. Since I was a little kid, I was always captivated by the many worlds that existed and the stories told within the film universe. One of the most intriguing…