Category: Lifelong Learning

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Learn to embrace change and say goodbye to new job angst Your phone rings. It’s the hiring manager at the company you interviewed with last week for that great new job! You let the phone ring twice (best to seem not too desperate), sit up a little straighter, and prep your very best “business voice.” …

Networking might feel uncomfortable but find comfort in being yourself and true connection will follow This is not your typical networking article. This article won’t give you “Four Ways to Cultivate Synergy!” nor will it provide “Ten Success-Boosting Motivation Tips from Millionaire Entrepreneurs!” However, if that’s what you’re looking for, you’re in luck because those are …

How Embracing Your Innate Creativity Could Be Just the Lift You Need For all its artsy, free-flowing connotations, “creativity” can be a little intimidating, especially when it comes to the workplace. In recent years, it’s become hard not to notice the word has grown into a trendy, business world, catch-all concept with experts touting the …

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Take advantage of resources to improve your writing skills and reputation as a good communicator As a business writing instructor for Excelsior College, I frequently remind my students that nearly every profession will require writing skills. Consider the consequences of careless writing in the following scenarios: An IT professional makes incorrect assumptions about the audience’s expertise and …

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FIVE TIPS FOR A HEALTHY DIET

How do we determine what we are supposed to eat without risking harm to our body? How do we move beyond following the latest trend to embrace a healthy eating lifestyle? Unfortunately, there is no one simple answer, and sometimes the easy way can seem like the best way. …

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Time management tips and tricks to reach your goal

People are consumed and busy with so many things, from kids, work, and personal responsibilities to military life, school, and more. It is honestly hard to juggle it all. As student success coaches, we talk to students daily about how to manage their time effectively to …