Library

24
Oct

Honest Questions, Honest Answers by Dr Steven Garber

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These last few days I have been walking among the aspens of southwestern Colorado, just south of Pagosa Springs, not so far from the New Mexico border, listening to the questions of students who have taken a “gap” in their schooling. Some are just out of high school, some are in their university years, but […]

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20
Sep

How to Have a Beautiful Mind – Edward De Bono

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‘Best seller Edward De Bono looks at the way in which the mind can be improved by applying both lateral and parallel thinking skills.’ Title: How to Have a Beautiful Mind Author: Edward De Bono Date: 2004 Publisher: Random House Availability: Available to borrow off the shelf from the NSLF library

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15
Sep

The Vulnerability Hangover

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The Vulnerability Hangover by Jess Bellingham If you have ever had any involvement in the Forum, chances are you have also experienced what we interns like to call the ‘vulnerability hangover’. Unlike a regular hangover, the vulnerability hangover has nothing to do with mixing drinks, lack of hydration and flashbacks to dancing on the table. […]

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18
Feb

The Good Life by Hugh Mackay

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“You hear that insistent message, echoing through the philosophical traditions of East and West: treat other people the way you’d like to be treated. The basic message never alters, whether your moral heritage is Socratic, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, humanistic or anything in between.” Social researcher and psychologist Hugh Mackay has spent 40 years asking […]

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24
Nov

The Leadership Panel (2015) – Greg Moriarty, Shaykh Sonor Coruhlu, Rabbi Zalman Kastel

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Title: The Leadership Panel Speakers: Greg Moriarty, Shaykh Sonor Coruhlu, Rabbi Zalmon Kastel Format: Audio Year Published: 2015 Publisher: National Student Leadership Forum Access: NSLF Online Library

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09
Dec

Life is Just beginning – Jophiel Bushnell

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Back in November we announced that Jophiel, Sunny and Caitlin (3 of our favourite NSLF Alumni’s) would be heading to Washington D.C to take part in the prestigious USA National Student Leadership Forum. Well, they’re back! And it sounds like the event was almost as good as NSLF down-under. We asked Jophiel what he thought […]

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06
Aug

Does this wrench look good on me? – James Blackwood

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As another Forum passes me by, and I sit at the Forum PC moving all of your names around in several large .CSVs – I am pondering where I am going with this job, and with my life. Over this past 2 Forums I have been privileged enough to put this amazing event on, and […]

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01
May

Asking The Right Questions – Paul Lavender

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Paul Lavender, a NSLF intern in 2012, takes a moment to share his reflection on his experiences with NSLF. The National Student Leadership Forum has been incredibly impactful in my life.  The overall message is clear – our ‘Faith and Values’ are ultimately the deciders in the type of leaders we will become.  Throughout the […]

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