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Choose NEXUS

CHOOSE NEXUS Thank you for choosing NEXUS! I am amazed at the many dynamic leaders that chose to participate in this year’s class as Mentors and Protégés, the many key-leaders that chose to teach our monthly sessions, the many incredible volunteers that are dedicated by serving on our Board of Directors and committees, and the …

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NEXUS Board Chairman’s Year in Review

NEXUS Year in Review by: Bathsheba Sams, NEXUS Board Chairman & NEXUS Mentor, Class of 2017 On behalf of the NEXUS Board of Directors, congratulations to the Mentors and Protégés of the graduating NEXUS Class of 2017!   NEXUS now has graduated over 800 principle-centered leaders, all with the motivation to be the best leaders and make our …

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Thank You Mr. Ducker

Many of you know that I serve a Board Member for the NEXUS Program. NEXUS is a Mentoring Program where we are developing the next generation of Leaders in our community. We meet on the First Thursday of each month. On Thursday last, we had a fascinating speaker who spoke on the subject of Planning. …

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Mentoring Matters

I am a graduate of the NEXUS class of 2014, and for me, the program really accomplished its mission. I was in the program during a really transitional time in my life, and it was the best thing I could have done at that point. I was able to fully commit to NEXUS, because the …

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Dream Big

“If success is certain you are not dreaming big enough” –Todd Richardson Todd Richardson, Associate Professor at the University of Memphis and Co-Leader for the Crosstown Development Project spoke at the NEXUS October session. Todd is a true visionary and spoke on the topic of “Dreaming as a Leader”. He shared his dream and how …

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I’m THANKFUL

As Thanksgiving approaches, I am reminded of how much we have to be thankful for in the city of Memphis. Recently, Bill Rhodes, President, Chairman & CEO of AutoZone spoke at the NEXUS Class of 2015 November session. After hearing him speak I am so very thankful we have leaders like him leading our city. …

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A Year In Review

This year, I have no doubt a difference has been made. I have had the privilege to see the NEXUS Protégés develop both personally and professionally and achieve goals set at the beginning of their NEXUS experience. The NEXUS Mentors have learned from the Protégés and everyone has learned from the dynamic speakers that included, …

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Get Excited About Memphis

“People come to Memphis to give something; People come to Nashville to get something.” -Drew Holcomb The NEXUS Class of 2016 had their first session this month. The speakers were James Armfield, CEO for Firethorn Pictures and Larry Jensen, President & CEO for Commercial Advisors. This dynamic duo has been kicking off the NEXUS speaker …

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Follow-Learn-Lead

“Follow-Learn-Lead” -Terri Lee Freeman We can all follow and learn in order to lead from new Memphian Terri Lee Freeman. Terri is the President of the National Civil Rights Museum and spoke at the October NEXUS Session. She is originally from the Baltimore/DC area but now proudly calls Memphis her home. She spoke on the …

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The Value of NEXUS-Annual Fund

Friends, Over the years, we continue to hear ONE theme that motivates the work of all of us who believe in NEXUS. The theme, though simple in nature, is reflective of each of our experiences in developing our personal, professional, and civic skills in leadership. The theme is that NEXUS is a core piece of …

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