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A CULTURE OF COLLABORATION

By Tru Pettigrew
Jan. 12, 2015 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennials Collaborating
“Teamwork makes the Dream work; and nobody knows that better than Millennials. There are a lot of different attributes that are associated with Millennials - some good and some not so good. Depending on who you’re talking to will determine what stereotype or attribute they’ll offer. Regardless of where you stand on your knowledge and/or perception of this generation, there is one generational trait that cannot and should not be ignored… and that’s COLLABORATION! ..

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REALIZING YOUR GIFTS ARENT FOR YOU

By Tru Pettigrew
Oct. 07, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennial Insights
You all have gifts. Those gifts range from artistic gifts, to gifts of intellect to gifts of athleticism and everything in between. Although some of your gifts are similar, your gifts along with your passions help to inform you of your unique purpose. Your gifts may be similar to someone else’s, but your purpose is unique to each of you.  ..

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MENTORSHIP MATTERS FOR MILLENNIALS

By Tru Pettigrew
Sep. 23, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Mentoring Millennials
Mentorship matters. And it matters a lot, especially for millennials. Times have changed, and no one understands that better than millennials.  ..

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REMEMBERING WHERE YOU WERE

By Tru Pettigrew
Sep. 04, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Remembering where you were millennials
“I thought I’d be further along in life by now”. “I feel like I should have accomplished more at 25”. I hear statements like this from time to time in my work with millennials. And I get it. I appreciate the ambition of being destination driven.  ..

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SEEK KNOWLEDGE OVER GRADES

By Tru Pettigrew
Aug. 19, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennial Insights Knowledge Over Grades
It’s back to school time everyone! It’s time for students to experience another year of presentations, reports, exams, fun, excitement and most importantly growth. The success measure that lets you know how well you did at the end of each exercise, assignment and semester is the grade you receive. So obviously the grade becomes your focus. ..

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Extinguishing The #FireChallenge

By Tru Pettigrew
Jul. 31, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennials Insights
When I read the story of the 15 year old boy dying as a result of the Facebook #FireChallenge yesterday, I was devastated.  ..

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LEARNING TO EARN VICTORY

By Tru Pettigrew
Jul. 16, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennial Insights
When it comes to pursuing your dreams in life, you will surely experience one of two things; the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat. It is my hope that you get to experience both. ..

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MAYA ANGELOU TAUGHT US WELL

By Tru Pettigrew
May. 28, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Maya Angelou
Our prayers and condolences go out to the family of Mrs. Maya Angelou. It goes without saying that the world lost one of its most inspiring and empowering change agents today. Although the person is gone, Mrs. Angelou’s love, lessons and legacy will carry on forever.  ..

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Why You should Celebrate Valentine’s Day

By Tru Pettigrew
Feb. 15, 2013 | Comments


Saint Valentine was a Catholic Priest that served as a priest in Rome during the third century AD. He became famous for marrying couples who were in love but couldn't legally get married because of the laws of the emperor at that time, Emperor Claudius II. Apparently your boy Claud was more focused on building a powerhouse army at the time and felt like marriage would be an obstacle to recruiting new soldiers and a distraction to existing soldiers, so he outlawed weddings. Crazy! ..

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