From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez2021-07-27T00:45:07-05:00
2808, 2021

Making Sense Out of Change

By |August 28th, 2021|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: |

Vol. 2, Iss. 12 | August 2021 The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. ~ Alan Watts Thought for the Month August 2021 If the 2020-2021 school year taught us anything, it was that life isn’t stagnant. Change is inevitable. Change can be scary. It’s the unknown. It’s life. What is [...]

207, 2021

Thought for the Month: Celebrate the 4th of July

By |July 2nd, 2021|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: , |

Vol. 2, Iss. 11 | July 2021 Thought for the Month July 2021 It’s the 4th of July, 2021. How did you and your family celebrate our nation’s independence? Maybe you had an outdoor BBQ and spent the evening shooting fireworks with family and friends, or you attended your city’s firework display. However you spent it, you most likely felt a sense of freedom to [...]

2505, 2021

Thought for the Month: 1,440 minutes in every day.

By |May 25th, 2021|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: , |

Vol. 2, Iss. 9 | May 2021 In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact. ~ Les Brown Thought for the Month May 2021 I recently came across an article in “Success Resources' - Your Learning Resources” which included an adaptation from Les Brown’s personal collection. You might ask, “Who is Les Brown?" Brown [...]

704, 2021

Thought for the Month: Don’t Wait!

By |April 7th, 2021|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: , |

Vol. 2, Iss. 8 | April 2021 “Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.” ~ Orison Swett Marden AUTHOR, PUBLISHER Thought for the Month April 2021 “Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.” In reading this quote, I reflected on the past year and how the pandemic [...]

503, 2021

Thought for the Month: Creativity is intelligence having fun!

By |March 5th, 2021|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: , |

Vol.2 Iss. 7 | March 2021 “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” ~ Albert Einstein  Thought for the Month March 2021 I’ve often heard people say to teams working on projects, “Oh, you’re so creative,” but what I’m really hearing is, “Oh, you’re so smart.” Think about it, don’t you need to have some level of intelligence to complete a task; and if you’re going to enjoy [...]

1502, 2021

Thought for the Month: When You Look in the Mirror…

By |February 15th, 2021|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: , |

Vol. 2, Iss. 6 | Febrary 2021 When You Look in the Mirror When I look at the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes. ~ Oprah Winfrey Thought for the Month February 2021 When you look in the mirror, who do you see in the reflection? I’m not referring to your facial features like your eyes, nose, and mouth. I’m talking about looking [...]

2901, 2021

Thought for the Month: Talk to Yourself!

By |January 29th, 2021|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: , |

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 "Talk to yourself once in a day, otherwise you may miss meeting an excellent person in this world." ~ Swami Vivekananda  Thought for the Month January 2021 During the RGV LEAD Young Leaders’ Summit on January 20th, the Mercedes High School Ambassadors presented a program entitled, “Improving Your Mental Health During the Pandemic”. It was interesting to see how [...]

2901, 2021

RGV LEAD is off to a Great Start in 2021!

By |January 29th, 2021|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: , , |

Vol. 2, Issue 5 | January 2021 Luis Rodriguez, Executive Director RGV LEAD is off to a Great Start in 2021 Happy New Year! It’s January 2021 and RGV LEAD is off and running hosting meetings all month long! Some of the activities scheduled include RGV LEAD meetings with the Texas Regional Pathways Network, the RGV LEAD Regional Conference, RGV LEAD Ambassadors Young Leaders Summit, and [...]

812, 2020

Thought of the Month: “It is December . . .”

By |December 8th, 2020|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: , |

Vol. 2, Iss. 4 | December 2020 “It is December and Nobody Asked if I Was Ready.” Here we are at the end of 2020, a year filled with uncertainty. The year kicked off with the race to the White House, but then, our nation and our world began witnessing another kind of battle - the COVID-19 pandemic. Back in March, schools shut down and learning went [...]

211, 2020

Thought for the Month: I can do things you cannot . . .

By |November 2nd, 2020|Categories: From the Desk of Luis Rodriguez|Tags: , |

Vol. 2, Iss. 3 | November 2020 I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things.” ~ Mother Teresa Thought of the Month November 2020 The phrase, “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things.” is believed to be a quote by Mother Teresa. According to Ray [...]

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