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The Winner’s Edge: Be Like Sisyphus

The Winner’s Edge: Be Like Sisyphus

Writ­ten by: Scott Fry Steve Jobs was not suc­cess­ful because he was a pro­gres­sive thinker, an advan­ta­geous busi­ness­man, or an extra­or­di­nary per­son­al­ity. He was suc­cess­ful because he was not complacent. Sub­sti­tute any other suc­cess­ful per­son into this equa­tion, and it will ...

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Become a Legend — Day 17: Build Your Vocabulary

Become a Legend — Day 17: Build Your Vocabulary

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 17: Build Your Vocab­u­lary - Learn a New Word and Use It Take note: your vocab­u­lary can be an extremely pow­er­ful asset, or your worst enemy. The way you express your­self – ver­bally — tends to define who ...

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Going On A Date: Why You Should, And How To

Going On A Date: Why You Should, And How To

Writ­ten by: Nevin Part of our “Become a Leg­end in 31 Days” series, this is cov­er­ing DAY 16: Go On a Date Let me make one thing clear: the dat­ing poten­tial in col­lege – the amount of like-minded peo­ple and high con­cen­tra­tion ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 15: Start Cooking

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 15: Start Cooking

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin Your Prover­bial Road to Culi­nary Greatness Start­ing to cook on a col­lege bud­get and sched­ule can be a tough task. Espe­cially when you have the free­dom to pick up fast food or some­thing quick on your ...

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The Winner’s Edge: Why Details Matter

The Winner’s Edge: Why Details Matter

I get it. You’re read­ing the Leg­endary Col­le­gian to learn about how you can make your­self a bet­ter per­son, stu­dent, pro­fes­sional, a con­nois­seur of gen­tle­man­li­ness — a renais­sance man. If you’re any­thing like me, you’re over­whelmed by the count­less self-growth ...

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A Winner Is…

A Winner Is…

Writ­ten by: Nevin What is your def­i­n­i­tion of being a winner?   Likely dif­fer­ent than mine — espe­cially when inter­pre­ta­tions can stretch far beyond the lit­eral act of win­ning some­thing. “In other words, just because you’ve won some­thing, doesn’t mean you’re ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 14: Serve and Win

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 14: Serve and Win

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 14:  The Serve and Win Initiative We’re chal­leng­ing you to take on at least 1 com­mu­nity ser­vice project per aca­d­e­mic term. How­ever, we know this won’t be an easy task — appar­ently vol­un­teer­ing is FROWNED upon ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 13: Meet New People

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 13: Meet New People

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 13: The Name of the Game is Networking Through­out your life, one of the mea­sure­ments of your suc­cess will be in how you con­nect with other peo­ple. In order to grow your net­work, you have ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 12: Build Your Team

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 12: Build Your Team

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 12: Build Your Team of Friends, You’re Going to Need Them Think: the Jus­tice League… just more Legendary. A very impor­tant part of your col­le­giate career is the net­work of friends you can man­age to cultivate. ...

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College and Coffee: Why You Should Too

College and Coffee: Why You Should Too

Cham­pi­oned By: Nancy Nevin-Folino, MEd, RD, CSP, LD, FADA Co-authored by: Nevin Cof­fee: You Can Sleep When You’re Dead Cof­fee and the caf­feine are prob­a­bly the most talked about drinks and anti-sleep reme­dies. Black cof­fee has gone in and out of health favor over the last ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 10: Dominate the College Diet

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 10: Dominate the College Diet

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 10: Develop a Leg­endary Eat­ing Phi­los­o­phy and Take Con­trol of Your Col­lege Diet Col­lege — where the pounds you gain are not free, but easy-coming and plentiful.  Finally out on our own and all the fast ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 9: Learn the Art of Shaving

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 9: Learn the Art of Shaving

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 9: “You clean up well.” — that’s what she said We have a rep­u­ta­tion to main­tain here, gentlemen. Sure, we could roll out of bed and con­tinue to rock the, “I haven’t shaved in a week ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 8: Read to Lead

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 8: Read to Lead

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin Day 8: Not All Read­ers Are Lead­ers, But All Lead­ers Are Readers Read to Lead? It’s true, Leg­ends. You want to rule this world? You’ll have to hit the books. And no, we’re not refer­ring to the 40 ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 7: Own your Finances

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 7: Own your Finances

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 7: Your Money Should Be Work­ing For You, Not the Other Way Around It’s time to fight for your inde­pen­dence, col­le­gians. We don’t know what your back­ground is; maybe your school­ing is paid for, maybe ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 6: Get More Involved

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 6: Get More Involved

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 6: Get Involved in One or More Orga­ni­za­tions on Campus The oppor­tu­ni­ties to test your lead­er­ship skills in col­lege are end­less. As a Leg­end, we’re look­ing for you to put your­self in the best pos­si­ble ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 5: Overhaul your Smart Phone Game

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 5: Overhaul your Smart Phone Game

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 5: Use the Power of Phone Apps What’s that? You just got a shiny new smart phone? Let me guess, you use these appli­ca­tions on a daily/weekly basis: Face­book Mobile (self-incrimination cen­tral, but it’s cool since you ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 4: Set a Fitness Plan

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 4: Set a Fitness Plan

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 4: Estab­lish a Phys­i­cal Fit­ness Plan So what’s all the fuss about? I’ll tell you — your body, and every­thing inside, is the lit­eral and only rea­son you’re alive (a.k.a. — it’s impor­tant). And maybe I’m speak­ing ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 3: Plan for Success

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 3: Plan for Success

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 3: Cre­at­ing a Road Map / Plan for Success Rec­og­nize the Power of Routines Devel­op­ing a daily rou­tine will increase your pro­duc­tiv­ity. You’ll feel bet­ter, knock out work at an alarm­ing rate, and get more out of life. ...

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31 Days to Become a Legend Day 2: Find a Mentor

31 Days to Become a Legend Day 2: Find a Mentor

Cham­pi­oned by: Scott Co-authored by: Nevin DAY 2: Find a Mentor In order to make sure you give your best effort in accom­plish­ing goals you have set, we highly encour­age our col­le­gians to obtain a life/career mentor. Why do I need a ...

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31 Day Challenge to Become a Legendary Collegian

31 Day Challenge to Become a Legendary Collegian

As 2014 approaches, there are mil­lions of peo­ple decid­ing what they want to do dif­fer­ently next year. Well men, I’m chal­leng­ing you to become a leg­end on your cam­pus this year. The Leg­endary Col­le­gian staff has laid out a thirty-one-day ...

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Easy Way to Stay Motivated Every Day

Easy Way to Stay Motivated Every Day

Writ­ten by: Nevin You Won’t Even Have to Leave Your Room… Hey, we get it. The road to glory is long and ardu­ous. Life is tough. But your story is just get­ting started. You know what I’m talk­ing about, right? The one ...

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40 Legendary Leadership Quotes

40 Legendary Leadership Quotes

Writ­ten by: Nevin How do you want to be remembered? Quotes can pro­vide a great source of moti­va­tion and are some­thing every aspir­ing Leg­end should sub­scribe to. Below we rounded up 40 of our favorite lead­er­ship quotes. Inevitably, as you ...

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Remembering Mandela

Remembering Mandela

Writ­ten by: Daniel Stock­ton His per­se­ver­ance and ded­i­ca­tion were noth­ing if not legendary Robben Island is located just four miles off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa.  A max­i­mum secu­rity prison, it was home to hun­dreds, pos­si­bly thou­sands of (non-white) ...

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Have you ever wanted to be a Superhero?

Have you ever wanted to be a Superhero?

Writ­ten by: Nevin And a Leg­end was Born… Let’s take a walk down mem­ory lane, shall we? The younger years, when you were a wee-little man… just sat down on the couch to watch your weekend’s dose of car­toons, maybe if you ...

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Super Short Motivational Rant

Super Short Motivational Rant

By: Nevin A Moti­va­tional Rant for Legends Here’s your 60-second injec­tion of motivation: I went run­ning bright and early this morn­ing, which is a favorite part of my daily rou­tine, but some­thing strange happened… After a mile or so, I ...

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Become a Legend — Tip 5: Chivalry

Become a Legend — Tip 5: Chivalry

By: Nevin Become a Leg­end: Chivalry is Not Dead The Leg­endary Col­le­gian brings you the lat­est tac­tics to become a cham­pion among chil­dren  the chal­lenge  should you choose to accept it, will be imple­ment­ing the words of wis­dom below into your daily repertoire. Sounds cliché, right? Chivalry isn’t dead… Well while that may be true, it’s ...

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REAL HEROES: Brigance and Gleason Define Legendary

<span class="caps">REAL</span> <span class="caps">HEROES</span>: Brigance and Gleason Define Legendary

REAL HEROES: DESPITE ILLNESS, BRIGANCE AND GLEASON DEFINE LEGENDARY By: Daniel Stockton At first glance, the sto­ries of O.J. Brig­ance and Steve Glea­son being stricken with A.L.S. seem incred­i­bly sad.  Two men, com­peti­tors to the core, crip­pled with a degen­er­a­tive ...

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Focus of the Month – it’s Goal-tober

Focus of the Month – it’s Goal-tober

Your Friendly Neigh­bor­hood Legend’s Focus of the Month for Octo­ber? Goals. Today, I’d like to aid you in your pro­duc­tiv­ity.  To be suc­cess­ful in col­lege, and in life, you need to be effi­cient with what you focus on, because you only ...

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