Networking: Andy Ng
As a shy person, social gatherings with complete strangers can be very overwhelming. But realizing that at the end of the day, it’s not just what you know, but who you knows that matters, I had to take a plunge out of my comfort zone.
Agility: Carolyn Slaski
Agility has been important to my career, starting from my first year in college.20 August 2017
Leadership: Ernie Stretton
I learned a great deal about leadership from my high school hockey coach.23 August 2017
Goal Setting & Leadership: Kevin Hulbert
When I first became a principal 13 years ago, I told myself (and my wife) that I wanted my school to provide a “world class education” and that I wanted to be known as the best principal in the North Country and in the state.21 August 2017
Perseverance: Robin McCracken
I grew up in New York City and only knew one thing, poverty.
Agility: Lindsa McIntyre
As a first generation college student, I entered school with a feeling of not belonging socially.
Teamwork: Leroy Nesbitt
Teamwork was a key skilled I learned in college.05 September 2017
Leadership & Teamwork: Lisa Nelson
Leadership comes in many forms and the incumbent power that accompanies a leadership role is something that must be acknowledged and addressed.05 September 2017
Agility really impressed and surprised me because I did not know I could get used to completely different environments so easily.05 September 2017
Essential Skills: Annmarie Collins
Growing up in an ethnic minority community in Ireland, where progression to college is less than one percent and unemployment is 87%, I showed Grit by persevering to achieve my dreams and to challenge stereotypes by becoming an educated female with a career.05 September 2017
CFES has helped me become outgoing and confident in social situations.05 September 2017
This experience helped me develop the ability to feel comfortable working with other people.06 September 2017
Leadership: Steve Boyce
In my senior year of high school, I was cut from the basketball team.06 September 2017
Agility: Mike Lynch
Even the best Leaders within organizations of all types sometimes face obstacles and circumstances beyond their control.