A crash course in changing the world.
What will future me be doing 5 years from today? Where will I be and how would I help Tokyo with a food crisis. Future me will be in the USMC. I am not concerned what rank or what unit I am with. I love the fact that the USMC does humanitarian aid missions very often. As a political scientist this allows for real world experience and practice of what I have learned. I would not picture a Tokyo food crisis without the Marine Corps being in the lead. Hopefully my experiences over the time up…Continue
Added by Jeffrey Smeriglio on January 29, 2015 at 2:08pm — No Comments
For this mission I have decided to choose IAVA as my social role model. I am choosing this organization because I myself am a veteran. The information through this organization that is available about the current issues of mental health and suicide they are working to defeat is great. I will keep up with them through their website and blog IAVA.org.
So often we fall short of our ultimate goals because we listen to what others think. Yes I understand feedback is important but often people are downplaying the great ideas we have because they are upset they did not come up with the idea. Focus on your goal then place as much emotional labor into it as you are physical labor. This will give what you are doing a human side and your personality will show through.
Added by Jeffrey Smeriglio on January 27, 2015 at 3:25am — No Comments
I like this lesson. It focuses the mind. It makes you use what you have. It does not allow you to make excuses. Because you have little does not mean that you can not create something new. This lessons changes your mindset from one of what is not possible for a range of reasons to one that creates despite limitations based on the pure will of your mind.