Posts By Katina R. Stapleton

Musicians join Extreme Makeover Home Edition

Tonight’s episode of Extreme Makeover Home Edition features Usher assisting the crew in building a home for the Scott family who lost their husband/father who was killed in an accident. In past seasons, musicians just sang. But this season the show has asked celebrities of all sorts to roll up their sleeves and pick upRead… Read more »

Montgomery Gentry gives thanks to our troops

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” -Maya Angelou This year I had the opportunity to work with a team of five other women on a project to raise awareness for our Nation’s wounded warriors. As of Nov. 23, 2009 over 36,000 soldiers were injured in Operation IraqiRead… Read more »

On Practicing Thank You Power

Leaders should always remember to say Thank You. Over the past year I have had the opportunity to read many books related to leadership. One of my goals was to identify features of successful leaders that could be replicated by others. On one of my leadership book buying sprees I wandered across the book ThankRead… Read more »

Leaders Lead, Writers Write

For the past eight months I have been part of a leadership program that emphasizes identifying and following your dreams. Since I was in elementary school I have wanted to be a writer. I was good at it. I loved seeing my ideas take form on a page. Writing papers, stories, articles all came easilyRead… Read more »