Of all the “defining moments” in my life that have helped shape who I am today, nothing was as significant and impactful for me as the story I’m about to tell you.
Following the crowd
My high school counselor looked concerned. “You’re a follower, Greg. You do just enough to get by with little to no ambition. I’d be lying if I didn’t say that I’m worried about you. Tell me again where you’re going to school?”
“Western State,” I said.
“And what was it about Western that attracted you?” he said, anticipating what I was about to say next.
“I don’t know,” I sheepishly responded. “A bunch of guys from the soccer team are going...”
“You see Greg, that’s what I mean. You need to think about what you want to get out of the college experience. Do it for you, not for your friends.”Read More