Feeling Small

Feeling Small

By H4O Program Director, Zak Shellabarger Humility is a virtue we all appreciate, but lack. I know that there is nothing I admire more in a person than a humble spirit. However, I find myself lacking basic humility in my own life. I definitely...

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Falling In and Out of Love

Falling In and Out of Love

By H4O Program Director, Zak Shellabarger The english language is tricky. We pronounce different words the same that have totally different meanings, we have silent letters that have no business being there, and we have stupid rules that seem to...

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Finish Strong

Finish Strong

By H4O Founder, Spencer Dusebout All-Stars are made by what they do in the first 3 quarters, but superstars are made by what they do in the 4th quarter. Are you a superstar or an all-star?

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People Will Figure it Out

People Will Figure it Out

By H4O Founder, Spencer Dusebout Do you know someone who is extremely manipulative? Someone who says one thing to your face, but something totally different in front of people? At first, the manipulative person might do quite well. They may get...

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Too Busy?

Too Busy?

By H4O Program Director, Zak Shellabarger I work with hundreds of college students. Before I was here at H4O, I was a youth and college pastor. I am not too far removed from college myself, so many of my close friends are also college students or...

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The Angry Email!

The Angry Email!

By H4O Founder, Spencer Dusebout Have you ever received an angry email or text? How did you feel? Did it make things better? Unlikely. It’s far more likely you lost respect for the person sending the message. The best advice I was given was to...

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Know Your Flaws

Know Your Flaws

By H4O Program Director, Zak Shellabarger I’m a newlywed. Just got married last July to a beautiful young lady whom I admire and love. It’s been great. The main thing we hear as newlyweds is that the first year of marriage is the hardest. People...

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Think Before you Speak

Think Before you Speak

By H4O Founder, Spencer Dusebout  “A wise person thinks twice before then say nothing.” Our words and actions matter. More people are paying attention than ever before (thank you social media). You can’t take back the things you say, nor the...

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A New Way to Deal with A-Holes

A New Way to Deal with A-Holes

By H4O Project Director, Zak Shellabarger  I once had a super angry and bitter neighbor. She was awful. Always finding passive aggressive ways to insult me or complain. I’ve also had professors, classmates, and coworkers that just refused to be...

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What it Means to Work

What it Means to Work

By H4O Founder, Spencer Dusebout “Working” means getting something done. Think of building a house, digging ditches – it’s clear something tangible is happening. Either the house is being built, or not. The ditches are getting dug, or they...

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Input and Output

Input and Output

by H4O Founder, Spencer Dusebout Practice makes perfect. Input leads to output. In other words, the more hours we work the more money we make, the more hours we spend on something the better we get. What if I told you this is a total lie, that...

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The Silly Things Adults Told Us…

The Silly Things Adults Told Us…

By H4O Program  Director, Zak Shellabarger “You can be anything you want to be when you grow up! A fireman, an astronaut, even President of the United States!” Sound familiar? It’s great to instill in children a hope that they can achieve...

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