Live Your Life

I was asked to give a TED style talk at the kickoff for Institute for Organization Management on Sunday. The theme of the speech was about how IOM and chamber work prepared me for the Peace Corps. Below is an overview of what I talked about. 

Dream:  you have to have a dream – something big – to work toward in life and you have to put that dream out there in the universe so that it will happen

Change: being accepting of and embracing change is critical in our careers as well as our futures. Don’t fear change. 

Resilience: be resilient, flexible and adaptable. This goes along with embracing change. 

Servant Leader: serving first – it’s what I’ve always done and who I am. Doing things for others, being there for others, has always given me great pleasure. 

Networking: building relationships, networking with those around you and staying in touch to help each other out is key in this industry and for your future.

Use this time – this week – to soak up as much knowledge as possible. Dream big and passionately. Live the life you are meant to live. 

About alicrain

Wanderlust. Adventurer. Mom. Mentor. Change Agent. Crazy. Servant Leader. Citizen of the World These are all words that describe me - or have been used to describe me. There are many more but we won't get in to those. What is important to know is that at the age of 45, after having a successful career and raising a son, I decided I needed a new challenge and adventure in my life. So I joined the Peace Corps. Portions of this blog were written before this time and chronicle my life during graduate school (again, something I did in my 40s). During my service in Morocco (September 2016 - December 2018) I chronicled my daily life and all it entailed to live as an American female in another country. this is a place for me to capture random thoughts and share my life's journey
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2 Responses to Live Your Life

  1. Kim Murphy says:

    Wonderful!!

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