The Respectful, Big Picture Approach to Public Service: Neoma Jardon Politics / Stories

There is nothing quite like getting chased by a rooster that’s gone rogue while collecting fresh chicken eggs. Neoma Jardon recalled this funny memory from growing up with her sister and Dad on a cattle ranch out near Fernley. One day she went to collect eggs and a rooster chased her out of the barn and over a fence. One point for the rooster, zero for...

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Community Champion of the Year: Britton Griffith Douglass Business / Stories

You see the heroine of Star Wars approaching you from off in a distance. You know it’s her because she’s all in white and has her hair up in those buns on either side of her head. She fastens her lightsaber to the back of her belt and starts to turn toward you. Just as you’re getting ready to call to the Princess, you realize that’s...

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How to Scale Up with Exellence: Huggy Rao Business / TEDx

Huggy Rao is a professor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. He is also the co-author of the evidence-based management book Scaling up Excellence, reviewed by Bret L Simmons here. In 2014, he gave a TEDxUniversityofNevada talk: Scaling up Excellence. Huggy said an organization is excellent when people do the right thing even when no one is watching over their shoulder. Scaling with excellence requires personal and...

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Varsity football player turned designer: Brianna Bullentini Entrepreneurship / Stories

Visualize waking up in a new world everyday. You forget what happened the day before, so the challenges of yesterday don’t get in the way. You are an eternal optimist and the past will not affect what’s before you. It takes a specific personality to assess a situation and continue to move as an optimist. Brianna Bullentini (who we all call Brie) is an eternal optimist and...

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