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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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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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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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MILLENNIAL GOAL GETTERS

By Tru Pettigrew
Jul. 23, 2015 | Comments


You always hear people talking about the importance of setting goals, and for good reason… because goal setting is important!  ..

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WHAT’S YOUR ONE THING?

By Tru Pettigrew
Jul. 15, 2015 | Comments

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Life can be complicated, confusing and complex! It happens to the best of us. Life is just filled with tough choices and decisions that will result in moments of angst, frustration, and confusion. That’s a challenge that we all have to deal with. You can’t eliminate those challenges, and in many cases you shouldn’t try. Most of the time, it’s those challenges that stretch you and help you to grow. What is the best possible way to cope with those challenges though, and minimize those moments of angst frustration and confusion? ..

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A BIT OF A STRETCH!

By Tru Pettigrew
Jul. 07, 2015 | Comments

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You didn’t come this far just to come this far, so don’t stop now. One of the things that I’ve learned about my millennial comrades is that you guys have big dreams and great expectations. That’s one of the many things that I love about this generation. I also know that big dreams and great expectations come with big challenges and great responsibility. But I encourage you to stay the course… ..

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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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SEEKING INTEGRATION OVER BALANCE

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 18, 2015 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennials Seeking Integration Over Balance
Achieving work-life balance became a big deal when Generation X came of age and entered the workplace. The notion of work-life balance to Baby Boomers at the time was viewed as somewhat of a compromised work ethic. This perception of having a poor work ethic is partially why Generation X was labeled as the “Slacker Generation.” ..

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BATTLE OF THE MILLENNIAL MINDSETS

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 17, 2015 | Comments

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Congratulations to The Golden State Warriors on winning the 2014-2015 NBA Championship! This NBA Championship series was essentially a battle between two of the most popular Millennials in the world… Stephen Curry and LeBron James. And for as many generational attributes as these two players have in common, they represent two very different Millennial personality types and leadership styles. ..

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HOW’S YOUR SELF-DISCIPLINE?

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 16, 2015 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennials Self-Discipline
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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