Re: Am I laying the cornerstone for an Eagle mill ?
Chris Haggerty, Sierra Vista, Arizona (CHAGGERTY@ARIZBPA.BITNET)
Wed, 13 Oct 1993 13:17:00 MST
The biggest problems for Eagle candidates are caused by us well
meaning adutls. We forgot, we got busy with work, we just plain screwed
up. The more you educate your Eagle candidates, the fewer problems he will
have because he becomes less dependant on us adults. By all means give all
the advice they are willing to put up with, but be sure he is the one who
sits down and does the work.
For your reference, there is a NON-BSA book call "GO FOR THE EAGLE" IT
talks about a lot of the things which trip of a lot up people in the Eagle
process and how to set yourself up to "Go for the Eagle". I have given it
to a number of new-comers and the reaction is usually "I didn't know that".
For your reference, ACTIVE TROOPS like you describe are usually the ones
turning out the most Eagles. Think about it a little bit and you should
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemmens): "Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw
those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more."
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City