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TRU ACCESS MILLENNIAL ALL-STARS MARCH 2014

By Tru Pettigrew
Mar. 07, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennial All Stars March 2014
Congratulations to our Tru Access Millennial All-Stars for the month of March 2014. ..

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DO YOU WANT TO SURVIVE OR DO YOU WANT TO LIVE

By Tru Pettigrew
Mar. 03, 2014 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - DO YOU WANT TO SURVIVE OR DO YOU WANT TO LIVE
“Don’t stop when you’re tired, stop when you’re finished”. That’s one of my favorite quotes. It motivates me to keep pushing and reminds me that my success is not measured by what I start, but by what I finish.  ..

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NELSON MANDELA’S LIFE, LESSONS & LEGACY

By Tru Pettigrew
Dec. 06, 2013 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - NELSON MANDELA LIFE, LESSONS & LEGACY
The world lost one of its greatest leaders, inspirations and role models yesterday. Nelson Mandela, known by many as Madiba, passed away yesterday at the age of 95. The former South African president and legendary leader will never be forgotten. ..

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MILLENNIAL SUCCESS MEASURES

By Tru Pettigrew
Jun. 13, 2013 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Millennial Success Measures
Arianna Huffington challenged the graduates of the all-female Smith College in Massachusetts to change how they define success during her commencement speech to the students. Chances are, that the graduating class of Smith along with the majority of the millennial generation has already redefined success as it relates to the traditional sense of what it means to be successful. ..

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Boston Marathon: Faith Over Fear

By Tru Pettigrew
Apr. 16, 2013 | Comments

Tru Access Blog - Boston Marathon Faith Over Fear
My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to the family and friends of the victims of yesterday’s senseless and horrific bombing at the Boston Marathon. ..

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What Happens When You Dare To Be Different?

By Tru Pettigrew
Mar. 28, 2013 | Comments


A new colleague and future friend of mine introduced me to Goldie Blox yesterday. What is Goldie Blox, you ask? Well maybe you already know and didn't ask. But for those of you who don’t know Goldie, allow me to introduce you. Goldie Blox is a toy company founded by female engineer Debbie Sterling with the purpose of inspiring the next generation of female engineers. ..

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ACCESS’ Seven Keys To Success

By Tru Pettigrew
Mar. 15, 2013 | Comments


"Some people dream of great accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them."  ..

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The Black Eyed Peas Were Ruthless

By Tru Pettigrew
Mar. 12, 2013 | Comments


Many of us know the Black Eyed Peas for their multi-platinum hits like "Where is The Love" and "Boom Boom Pow". B.E.P. is one of the worlds best selling pop groups and lead man Will.I.Am is among one of those beloved artists who gets tons of sponsorship and adverting opportunities. I think it’s safe to say that The Black Eyed Peas are one of today’s most successful music groups worldwide. ..

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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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Why The Ravens Won Super Bowl XLVII

By Tru Pettigrew
Feb. 04, 2013 | Comments


First of all, congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens for winning the Super Bowl. There were so many great story lines in this game. There was obviously the Harbaugh brothers, Jim and John who were the first brothers in NFL history to coach against each other in the Super Bowl. There was the second year quarterback sensation Colin Kaepernick from the 49ers who took the league by storm and appeared to be virtually unstoppable. And then there was Ray Lewis. Ray Lewis, the 17 year veteran who was the only original Raven on the team and who's retiring after this season. Ray Lewis, the man who had become just as known for his defensive tenacity on the field as he had become known for his motivational speeches and audacious faith off the field. ..

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