Teaching Creativity

Teaching Creativity

Teaching Creativity After finishing another incredible Empower U program, I have been reflecting on one of the topics we cover over the course of the weekend, which is one of the keys to having strong conversation skills, forming relationships, problem solving and...
Beliefs Vs. Facts

Beliefs Vs. Facts

Beliefs Vs. Facts Our beliefs govern everything we do, every choice we make, and every thought we have. Many of us have some great beliefs about ourselves, and this drives us to positive thoughts and actions. However, the truth is, many of us have quite a few negative...
The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself

The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself

The Greatest Gift You Can Give Yourself After running an incredible Empower U Program in Canberra recently, I decided to film a short video on one of the biggest things we speak about over the course of the program. The number of teenagers I see coming through the...
Environment is Key

Environment is Key

Environment is Key At many of our Empower U programs, up to a third of the participants we have are revisits. This means that they’ve done the program two, three, four, or even five times! You might read that and think “Wow! That sounds amazing!” or you might read...
15 Year Anniversary of the Empower U Program

15 Year Anniversary of the Empower U Program

15 Year Anniversary of the Empower U Program   What a momentous occasion. July 2002 was the very first Empower U program ever held. I remember clearly how full of nerves I was. It was the culmination of two years of hard work, sacrifice and dedication. During the...
Most teenagers don’t want to come to Empower U. Why would they?

Most teenagers don’t want to come to Empower U. Why would they?

Most Teenagers Don’t Want To Come To Empower U. Why Would They? Since Empower U began the biggest challenge our team has faced is teenagers’ resistance to attending. The sad reality is most teenagers make a quick judgement on what Empower U is and what it will be for...