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MAKING THOSE TOUGH DECISIONS

By Tru Pettigrew
Jul. 02, 2015 | Comments

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The choices and decisions that you make today will have a direct effect on the quality of life you will have tomorrow.  ..

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WHAT DOES A LEADER LOOK LIKE?

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 30, 2015 | Comments

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America is an interesting country. It’s the land of the free and the home of the brave. And every four years we look for a leader that we believe will reflect the necessary bravery that is required to protect our freedoms. Some have obviously done a better job than others. But what does a leader look like? Can you spot one when you see one? ..

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FAMILIARITY BREEDS TRUST

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 11, 2015 | Comments

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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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EVERY VISION HAS A PRICE

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 04, 2015 | Comments

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Tell your people where you plan on taking them, how you plan on getting there, and the challenges that they will encounter along the way. Many organizations focus on sharing the benefits of joining their organization, as they should. But do not stop there. Any organization that has a vision of accomplishing something great is going to have some challenges along the way. And the members of that organization will have to share in the experience of those challenges.  ..

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NO “IFS” IN COMMITMENT

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 01, 2015 | Comments

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Attention all Millennials… the leadership torch is being passed on to you and there is a lot to learn about being a good leader in the 21st century. One of the first things that you should know about being a good leader in the 21st century is that good enough is no longer good enough.  ..

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THE RUMBLE WITH BEING HUMBLE

By Tru Pettigrew
May. 29, 2015 | Comments

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Many people often mistake humility for being soft, or weak, or even something that requires you to think less of yourself. Humility is none of those things. I believe humility is actually one of the most powerful character strengths you can posses. Here’s why… ..

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ARE YOU LEADING FROM THE FRONT?

By Tru Pettigrew
Feb. 18, 2015 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennial Insights
As a rule, you should always lead from the front. I know this sounds rather obvious. If you’re leading someone you should naturally be out in front. Trust me, it’s not as intuitive as you might think.  ..

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HAPPY PRESIDENTS DAY

By Tru Pettigrew
Feb. 16, 2015 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennial Insights
What is Presidents Day all about? As far as I can tell, it’s either a celebration of George Washington’s Birthday, a combination of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln’s birthdays, or a collective celebration of all of our U.S. Presidents throughout history. It may have started off as a celebration to honor the man known as “The Father of this Country”, but now it really depends on what state you live in. So what is Presidents Day all about to you? ..

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YOUR GREATEST LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTE

By Tru Pettigrew
Feb. 11, 2015 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennial Insights
What is your greatest leadership attribute? I’ve posed this question to many college students and young professionals in an effort to help prepare them for long-term success in the workplace and in life. I often remind my millennial crews that effective leadership skills are required in every facet of life. ..

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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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