Serial Entrepreneur, Physician, Attorney, Pilot, Author, and TEDx speaker, Dr. John Shufeldt, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP has a deep passion for education. He understands the need for students to have great mentors. Dr. Shufeldt mentors many young people and faces the same question from each mentee: "how did you do it?" His latest Outlier Series professional development book, LeadershipYOU: Your Future Starts With You, answers that questions in-depth. In the book, Dr. Shufeldt shares 10 key principles that have guided his career and life. Dr. Shufeldt shares his knowledge for others to challenge … [Read more...]
Outlier TV interviews with Outlier High School Teacher Maribeth Sublette
Dr. John Shufeldt has a deep love for life-long learning. Inspired by educators, John Shufeldt launched a five video series with outlier Maribeth Sublette where she provides several insights for current teachers. Maribeth Sublette was recently featured in John Shufeldt’s book, Outliers in Education. Outliers in Education serves as a how-to guide for education majors and current teachers, designed to equip readers with classroom management tips, career advice, and act as a six segment mentorship session with seasoned elementary through college educators in various subjects. You can currently … [Read more...]
Thank You Mentors!
One of the best ways to kick off the New Year, besides goal-setting, is to practice thankfulness for the positives in your life. What better way to put that into action than by giving thanks to the mentors who have influenced personal and professional growth? January is National Mentoring Month and, more specifically, January 21st is Thank Your Mentor Day. Mentoring has been proven to have positive effects, especially on young people. According to Mentoring.org, young adults who were at-risk for falling off track but had a mentor are: 55% more likely to enroll in college 78% more … [Read more...]
Small Business Saturday: History and What it Means to You
The “Shop Small” campaign was launched in 2010 as a way to encourage consumers to support local and small businesses within their own hometowns. Embracing Small Business Saturday helps bring awareness to the struggles small businesses face in the global economy. When consumers shop local, most of the money spent will be pumped back into their local community. The reinvestment in the community can help improve the local economy and support local causes. Being an entrepreneur and small business owner is no easy task. In fact, many small businesses fail and struggle to keep their doors open. It … [Read more...]
Is the Creative Gap Holding you Back? Master your craft and minimize your doubt with these tips.
Written by student outlier, Nicole Steiner Nicole Steiner is a junior at Legend High School in Parker, Colorado. Her dream is to write novels that captivate and inspire her readers. Nicole's other passions include running, writing songs, singing and playing her guitar. She also enjoys delivering games to those in need through her community service project A Game For You. Nicole is the recipient of multiple awards, including five CCIRA Writing Awards, In addition, she received the distinct honor, of joining 100 other teens, chosen from 10,000 applicants to attend the 2015 Disney … [Read more...]
How to Find a Mentor: in a Medical Profession and Otherwise!
Mentorship is an invaluable component to any aspiring doctor’s journey. It provides direction in the midst of overwhelming decisions, encouragement when the road gets bumpy, and specific insights into your field of interest. Jessie Koljonen, doctor in the making, shares her experience with mentorship in our upcoming book and eBook series, Outliers in Medicine. Jessie has a background marked with many high achievements: She completed her undergraduate degree in Behavioral Biology at John Hopkins University, and has been involved in numerous medical organizations, building her resume and … [Read more...]