Chapter 7Quiet Influence Strength #4: Focused Conversations

“And now whatever way our stories end I know you have rewritten mine.... Because I knew you, I have been changed for good

Steven Schwartz, Composer, Wicked


Haley Kilpatrick was an introverted fifteen-year-old in Albany, Georgia, when she was compelled to turn her frustration into action. Having felt out-of-place as a middle-school student, she wanted to help her younger sister get through those tough years with fewer challenges. Her solution: starting a mentoring program that paired middle-school girls with high-school students who had survived and thrived.

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