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HOW’S YOUR SELF-DISCIPLINE?

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 16, 2015 | Comments

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Hopefully your parents or guardians disciplined you when you were younger. This is not because I take any joy in whatever misery this may have caused you, but because I know the value of discipline. And if no one disciplined you when you were younger, it is highly unlikely that you’re able to exercise a lot of self-discipline now that you’re older.  ..

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FAMILIARITY BREEDS TRUST

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 11, 2015 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - FAMILIARITY BREEDS TRUST
There is a popular expression that states “familiarity breeds contempt.” This expression originated based on the moral to one of Aesop’s Fables, “The Fox and The Lion.” I respectfully disagree with Mr. Aesop… at least when it comes to people. When discussing relationships between people, it is my belief that frequency breeds familiarity, and familiarity breeds trust.  ..

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DON’T GET STUCK IN THE MIDDLE

By Tru Pettigrew
Apr. 13, 2015 | Comments

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Life is not the way that it should be; it’s the way that it is! This is a tough lesson to learn for all, but it is especially tough for entrepreneurs. I want my Millennial entrepreneurs to know that your journey of entrepreneurship will start of great. And as long as you are in alignment with assignment and you don’t give up, it will end up great. It’s that middle part that’s going to beat you up! ..

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WHAT’S IN YOUR TOOLBOX?

By Tru Pettigrew
Apr. 06, 2015 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Whats In Your Toolbox Millennials
Every year during the NCAA Final Four, we all witness some of the most talented college athletes in the world show off their skills. We hear commentators use phrases like “he has the complete package” or “she’s got it all” or “he’s got all the right tools” to describe these great athletes. What you shouldn't lose site of, is that there are plenty of players out there that don’t necessarily have “all the right tools” but they are still out there winning and making it happen.  ..

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WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

By Tru Pettigrew
Jan. 16, 2015 | Comments

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“Where do we go from here?” Many of you are looking at your professor, your boss, your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, parents, community leaders, local law enforcement, business partners, or even our government and asking this very question. “Where do we go from here?” ..

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THANK YOU 2014!

By Tru Pettigrew
Dec. 31, 2014 | Comments

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Thank you 2014. As you come to a close, I am grateful for all that you have taught me and for all of the amazing things that we have been able to accomplish and share together. As I reflect on all that occurred in my life in our brief stint together, it was a year of ups and downs on many levels. Thankfully more ups than downs! ..

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NO NEED FOR ANXIETY

By Tru Pettigrew
Nov. 06, 2014 | Comments

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I read somewhere that we should be anxious for nothing. My experience over the years has shown me however, that most of us are anxious… for nothing! Let me explain… ..

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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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DREAMS REQUIRE MORE THAN DESIRE

By Tru Pettigrew
Sep. 02, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - DREAMS REQUIRE MORE THAN DESIRE
Your dreams are fueled by your desires. Your desires alone however, will not make your dreams a reality. You have to take action and show initiative and drive to fulfill those desires. Your dreams don’t work unless you do. ..

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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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