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NOTHING COMPARES TO YOU

By Tru Pettigrew
Jan. 09, 2017 | Comments

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EXPLORE THE MILLENNIAL WONDER LAND

By Tru Pettigrew
Nov. 10, 2015 | Comments


I had the good fortune of serving as emcee and keynote speaker for the 2015 CEO National Conference recently. It was awesome! ..

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WHEN SHOULD LOVE BE CONDITIONAL?

By Tru Pettigrew
Oct. 20, 2015 | Comments


“When should love be conditional?” she asked. That was just one of many great questions that a student asked during one of my recent speaking engagements at St. Augustine’s University in North Carolina as a part of “Building & Maintaining Healthy Relationships” speaking engagement series. There were a ton of great questions thrown my way by this vibrant and curious group of motivated Millennials. But this one particular question stood out to me for some reason… “When should love be conditional?” ..

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DO MILLENNIALS LACK GRIT?

By Tru Pettigrew
Oct. 13, 2015 | Comments


A friend of mine sent me an article recently that suggests that Millennials lack grit. The information was based on findings shared in an article in Psychology Today as well as interview subject Peter Gray, a professor at Boston College. According to at least one psychologist, today’s college students seek more counseling because this generation is more “needy”.  ..

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HOW TO DETERMINE WHEN ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

By Tru Pettigrew
Oct. 07, 2015 | Comments


There are those who struggle with the reality of not having enough, and there are those who struggle with the confusion of not recognizing what is enough.  ..

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3 REASONS MILLENNIALS ARENT SUPPORTING YOUR ORGANIZATION

By Tru Pettigrew
Sep. 23, 2015 | Comments


As a generation, I would have to say that Millennials are very giving. In my experience with working with Millennials, they are always looking for ways to share their time, their talent, and even their treasure.  ..

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7 WAYS TO MOTIVATE MILLENNIALS

By Tru Pettigrew
Aug. 25, 2015 | Comments


I have had the good fortune of sharing the stage with some really smart, accomplished and impressive people over the last 3-4 weeks. I’ve spoken at conferences, colleges, churches and corporations sharing messages on leadership, inclusion and millennial insights. ..

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MILLENNIALS REVEALED

By Tru Pettigrew
Aug. 19, 2015 | Comments


I’ve had the good fortune of spending twenty-plus years of my life working with, learning from, leading, empowering, inspiring, and being inspired by the most fascinating generation in American History. What generation is that do you ask? That would be the Millennials of course! ..

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CONCEPTS AND COMMITMENTS EQUAL SEXY

By Tru Pettigrew
Aug. 13, 2015 | Comments


Be careful what you ask for. I must have heard that phrase a thousand times throughout the course of my life. I have a much better understanding of what people meant by that now. You don’t always see all the requirements and responsibilities that come with the thing, role, job, position or even person that you want. You just see how pretty and shiny it looks on the surface, but don’t realize the amount of earth, wind and fire you’ll have to fight and dig through to get and maintain what you want. The concept of what it is - is always sexier than the commitment that it takes. ..

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BIG ROCKS FIRST

By Tru Pettigrew
Aug. 04, 2015 | Comments


I’m sure you’ve all heard the phrase, “first things first”. It’s essentially a phrase that reminds us to keep our priorities in order. A lot of times that’s easier said than done. In my conversations with my millennial crew, they often share that there are times when everything seems important. There are times when they feel confused and conflicted by all of the life demands that are competing for their time and attention. Life is notorious for promoting its #ConfusedAndConflicted hashtag. How do you stop that hashtag from trending in your life? ..

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