Communication Skills

  • Change the Way You See Everything

    This week, I read the book Change the Way You See Everything through Asset-Based Thinking by Kathryn D. Cramer, Ph.D. and Hank Wasiak. Interestingly, I was assigned to read it for a course in my Education, Inquiry & Justice minor. At first, I was a little confused why a self-help book had been assigned in school, […]

  • Get Outside

    Two years ago, I trekked alone into the desert of Southeastern California and set up camp miles away from civilization. I stayed there for a week, isolated from technology and the comforts of modern living. I didn’t see another human for three days and nights. I had just concluded my term as high school Student […]

  • The Real Side

    This week, I appeared on The Real Side with Joe Messina representing the “millennial perspective” on a number of topics, including student activism, free speech, and safe spaces. I’m excited to announce that I will be coming on Joe’s show weekly to talk about relevant issues and current events. You can listen live on his […]

  • When We’re Off Our A-Game

    Today, I’d like to share some great advice written by a friend and role model of mine, Molli Surowiec. Last month, Molli wrote a blog post entitled “When We’re Off Our A-Game.” I stumbled upon her post this past week, at a time when I was feeling derailed and off my A-game. Molli begins her post […]

  • Welcome to my blog!

    Hi, and welcome to my blog! My name is Kelly and I co-authored a book called Communication Skills for Teens: How to Listen, Express & Connect for Success. I believe our book is an awesome resource for teens to improve our communication skills in every area of our lives. However, the work doesn’t stop there! […]