On a recent Saturday morning, I stood with my niece at the crossroads of a busy intersection to help her sell highly-sought after Girl Scout cookies. It would have been easier to just buy the amount of cookies she needed to sell and call it quits. However, I found myself intrigued by her enthusiasm and eagerness to do her part.
I was only there to help ensure the safety of the girls and hand out cookies, but I found the experience extremely enlightening. I quickly saw that Girl Scouts is about so much more than selling cookies—it’s about transforming young girls to lead. During my time with this troop, one of the leaders gathered the girls and shared three powerful principles of leadership: Discover, Connect, and Take Action. This was my “aha" moment. I was struck by the similarities of this great organization’s vision and mission to the core values of HORNE.
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