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Rob and Lauren Hudson: Letter of Common Ground about free enterprise, honesty, and integrity

Letters for families based on the book “It Can Be Done” @studentsleadusa This letter addresses common ground all of us want in America. We want an economic system that rewards and encourages people who have a moral compass. We write to make a case that America’s already has that system. It’s free enterprise. Our system works because of voluntary interactions between people each day across the...

Lauren and Rob Hudson: Positive messages for America’s youth — exceptionalism through honesty

Columns for families based on the book “It Can Be Done” @studentsleadusa The importance of honesty as a foundation for one’s life cannot be overstated. We can’t be exceptional, effective, or truly happy without it. Honesty inspires trust. Trust affects every real relationship we will ever have – in the workplace, at home, and in the community. With trust, relationships grow closer. With...

Lauren and Rob Hudson: Positive messages for America’s youth — about importance of integrity

Columns for families based on the book “It Can Be Done” @studentsleadusa A person with integrity has strong moral principles and core values to help to guide their life. Independence means thinking for oneself without craving validation from others. Integrity and independence can go hand in hand, leading to an exceptional life. Integrity and independence help us to steer clear of...