So having that mindset all the time, knowing that you’re held accountable for something, and at the same time that you might not tomorrow be able to do this is something that we should, that should drive us to continue to excel and continue to give those next leaders, uh, the goals and the tools that they need to succeed, because if they don’t succeed and if we don’t succeed, the society doesn’t succeed.
Now that I advice that I can give somebody who’s doing, um, who wants to do, or is doing one, or is planning on doing one, is be prepared for a life changing experience.
I don’t think people really know how much of an impact it has on you until you leave the group and your back into your regular, current, your daily, your daily grind on what you’re doing and how you’re doing it
() Programs like this change lives. Programs like this change attitudes, and it changed my attitude, it changed my way of thinking and my life. And, uh, I still talk about it like, you know, uh, 10 years after, like I still think of the day that I went and stepped into DC and I saw, I saw the White House for the first time. Um, the first time I went and saw the Lincoln Monument, and I got to there and I had seen this on TV. (
And you take those lessons that you learn, um, from the visits that we’ve done to the individuals that are from different countries, uh, from having that cup of coffee and just, you know, on a, on a day that, uh, if you, as you know, being part of the IVLP Programs, they’re very excruciating. Continue reading And if the society doesn’t succeed, then we’re in trouble