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There’s a children’s novel and movie that tells the story of a girl and her journey with a dog she adopts and names Winn-Dixie, like the grocery chain. The central message of the story is that while there were challenges in her life, when “good” things happened, they happened because of Winn-Dixie. But is that […]

I recently traveled back to my hometown of Mobile, Alabama, to accept the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award at my high school and as I traveled to Mobile from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, (where I sit on the other side of the desk as a coach and teacher), I asked why me? Why, out of the hundreds (if […]

It’s a special time of the year. It’s football season and the cooler weather is here. Just last week we saw many games with many upsets. We saw coaches stand in front of a microphone at the end of the game answering questions about their performance – whether bad or good. One of the best […]

Rarely do we have large blocks of time to reflect on or process information. Recently, my son Jack got an 8-hour block to do just that after he was given an in-school suspension at his middle school. What for you ask? For taking Advil. Yes, apparently we have decided that the mere act of taking […]

Become an active participant in your own rescue My son, Jack, and I were recently discussing going whitewater rafting. He had seen a family going down some rapids on TV and jumped up with excitement yelling, “Man, that looks awesome.” And then he got quiet and followed up with, “But, is it dangerous?” Much like […]

MURFREESBORO – Let’s put in business terms what Colby Jubenville does at MTSU. Better yet, go ahead and label it customer service. One description calls that “the provision of service to customers before, during and after a purchase.” It certainly can apply to the student experience on the collegiate level. First, the consumer — i.e., […]

MURFREESBORO – For his work helping others develop their professional careers, Middle Tennessee State University professor Colby Jubenville has been named the 2015 YP Nashville Impact Award winner. Jubenville, a special assistant to the dean for student success and strategic partnerships at MTSU and principal of Red Herring Innovation and Design, will be given the […]

Dr. Colby B. Jubenville has been selected as a staff writer for The Washington Times newspaper in Washington, D.C. Jubenville’s blog entitled “Going Your Own Way,” helps readers understand how to monetize their knowledge, skill, desire, confidence and likeability so that they can go their own way and not the way of the herd. The […]

The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville has named 75 young professionals as finalists for the Nashville Emerging Leader Awards. The program recognizes individuals under the age of 40 who have made significant accomplishments professionally and contributions to their community. “These young professionals possess strong leadership skills, and their commitment to the community […]