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February 8, 2013

Writer: BYU-Idaho Outdoor Learning Center

Topics and Talks

Developing Grit and Resilience
·         "Never Give Up" by Joseph B. Wirthlin
o   http://www.lds.org/ensign/1987/11/never-give-up

·         "Mountains to Climb" by Henry B. Eyring
o   http://www.lds.org/general-conference/2012/04/mountains-to-climb?lang=eng

Attitude and a Growth Mindset
·         "Being Teachable" by Robert R. Steuer
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2002/04/being-teachable?lang=eng

·         "Overcoming Discouragement" by Val R. Christensen
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1998/10/overcoming-discouragement?lang=eng

Effective Communication
·         "Christlike Communications" by L. Lionel Kendrick
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1988/10/christlike-communications?lang=eng

·         "Profanity and Swearing" by Ted E. Brewerton
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1983/04/profanity-and-swearing?lang=eng

Creating an Effective Organizational Vision
·         "Of Things That Matter Most" by Dieter F. Uchtdorf
o   http://www.lds.org/general-conference/2010/10/of-things-that-matter-most?lang=eng

·         "Keeping Life's Demands in Balance" by Elder M. Russell Ballard
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1987/04/keeping-lifes-demands-in-balance?lang=eng

Overcoming "Bad-Apple" Behavior
·         "Living the Abundant Life" by President Thomas S. Monson
o   https://www.lds.org/ensign/2012/01/living-the-abundant-life?lang=eng

·         "With Hand and Heart" by Thomas S. Monson
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1971/10/with-hand-and-heart?lang=eng

Effective Leadership
·         "Leadership" by Elder John A. Widtsoe
o   http://scriptures.byu.edu/gettalk.php?ID=47

·         "These I Will Make My Leaders" by James E. Faust
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1980/10/these-i-will-make-my-leaders?lang=eng

Being a Person of Influence
·         "The Importance of Reputation" by O. Leslie Stone
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1975/10/the-importance-of-reputation?lang=eng

·         "The Importance of Example" by Delbert L. Stapley
o   https://www.lds.org/liahona/1977/06/the-power-of-example?lang=eng

Act and Not be Acted Upon
·         "Action" by Marvin J. Ashton
o   http://scriptures.byu.edu/gettalk.php?ID=1792

·         "Inertia" by William H. Bennett
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1974/04/inertia?lang=eng

Effective Time Management
·         "A Time to Prepare" by Ian S. Ardern
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2011/10/a-time-to-prepare?lang=eng

·         "Time is of the Essence" by John Longden
o   http://scriptures.byu.edu/gettalk.php?ID=1460

Stewardship
·         "Stewardship - A Sacred Trust" by Quentin L. Cook
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2009/10/stewardship-a-sacred-trust?lang=eng

·         "Reflections on a Consecrated Life" by D. Todd Christofferson
o   http://www.lds.org/general-conference/2010/10/reflections-on-a-consecrated-life?lang=eng

Vision, Action, and Goal Setting
·         "Finding Joy in the Journey" by President Thomas S. Monson
o   http://www.lds.org/general-conference/2008/10/finding-joy-in-the-journey?lang=eng

·         "Achieving Eternal Goals Despite Life's Storms" by Robert D. Hales
o   http://www2.byui.edu/Presentations/transcripts/graduation/2004_12_11_hales.htm

"The Seven Habits of Highly Effective College Students"
·         "To Learn and to Teach More Effectively" by Richard G. Scott
o   http://speeches.byu.edu/?act=viewitem&id=1729

·         "Learning to Love Learning" by David A. Bednar
o   http://www.lds.org/ensign/2010/02/learning-to-love-learning?lang=eng

Teamwork and Unity
·         "Unity in the Faith" by Loren C. Dunn
o   http://speeches.byu.edu/?act=viewitem&speaker=&topic=&year=&id=1180&title=+Unity+in+the+Faith+

·         "The Principle of Unity" by Theodore M. Burton
o   http://scriptures.byu.edu/gettalk.php?ID=1714&era=yes

Leading Effective Change/ Participating in Effective Change

·         "Brother, I'm Committed" by Dieter F. Uchtdorf
o   http://www.lds.org/ensign/2011/07/brother-im-committed?lang=eng&query=forward+change

·         "To Learn, to Do, to Be" by President Thomas S. Monson             
o   http://www.lds.org/general-conference/2008/10/to-learn-to-do-to-be?lang=eng&query=act+move+forward

Self-Worth and Potential
·         "He Knows You by Name" by Elaine S. Dalton
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2005/04/he-knows-you-by-name?lang=eng

·          "Confidence and Self-Worth" by Glenn L. Pace
o   https://www.lds.org/ensign/2005/01/confidence-and-self-worth?lang=eng

Self Discipline
·         "The Time is Now" by Marvin J. Ashton
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1975/04/the-time-is-now?lang=eng

·         "Moral Discipline" by D. Todd Christofferson
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2009/10/moral-discipline?lang=eng

Kindness and Healthy Social Interaction
·         "Finding Joy Through Loving Service" by M. Russell Ballard
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2011/04/finding-joy-through-loving-service?lang=eng

·         "Kindness - A Part of God's Plan" by Betty Jo Jepsen
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1990/10/kindness-a-part-of-gods-plan?lang=eng

Appreciation for God's Creations
·         "The Creation" by Russell M. Nelson
o   https://www.lds.org/ensign/2000/05/the-creation

·         "The Wonder of the Creation" by Mark J. Nielsen
o   http://www.lds.org/ensign/2004/03/the-wonder-of-the-creation?lang=eng

Decision Making by the Spirit (Still needs to be added to Qualtrics Reservation Request)
·         "The Three Rs of Choice" by Thomas S. Monson
o   http://www.lds.org/general-conference/2010/10/the-three-rs-of-choice?lang=eng

·         "Learning to Recognize Answers to Prayer" by Richard G. Scott
o   https://www.lds.org/general-conference/1989/10/learning-to-recognize-answers-to-prayer?lang=eng