Review: “Write Your Book in A Flash” by Dan Janal

Review: “Write Your Book in A Flash” by Dan Janal

If you know anything about me, you know that I’m a huge advocate for indie and first-time authors — so when I heard about this book written specifically for those who are ready to get their own manuscripts published, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it.

Read on to hear what I thought! 

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5 Blog Design Tips for New Bloggers (Guest Post)

5 Blog Design Tips for New Bloggers (Guest Post)

By Mariia Hepalova, content writer for DesignContest.com.

With content marketing continuing to grow in popularity, many businesses and influencers around the world are interested in creating their own blogs. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place.

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5 Ways to Transfer Your Leadership Skills from Local to Global

5 Ways to Transfer Your Leadership Skills from Local to Global

While I was in college, it seemed that the entire school’s priority was to teach us how to be leaders both in the community and in the workplace, but individual schools sometimes fall flat on showing you how to transfer these leadership skills into the real world — all of the real world.

The skills you already have can be expanded, though, and with just a few tweaks, you can go from local leader to global ambassador. Here’s how!

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Review: “Happier Thinking” by Lana Grace Riva

Review: “Happier Thinking” by Lana Grace Riva

Thinking positively is something I’ve always strived for — and I feel like I do a pretty good job! But as an advocate for cheerful mindsets, I felt like I couldn’t turn down reading this short book for review.

Read on to hear what I thought! 
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How College Students Can Define Their Personal Brand

How College Students Can Define Their Personal Brand

Branding is important in any industry. As you develop consistency for your company, it becomes more cohesive and recognizable, and this sets it apart from others. A distinguishable brand and positive reputation can do wonders for a business, but have you ever thought of the possibilities that arise from establishing one for yourself?

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Let Them Read: Why Banning Books Hurts Children (A Short Essay)

Let Them Read: Why Banning Books Hurts Children (A Short Essay)

In February 2016, legislation surfaced in Virginia that, if passed, would have permitted the “banning” of certain works of literature in the state’s grade schools. Parents would be allowed to opt their children out of reading books containing material that they do not approve of, particularly if the subject matter has “sexually explicit” content.

The bill ended up passing in both the Virginia House and Senate, but was (thankfully) vetoed by then-Governor Terry McAuliffe.

But this isn’t the first time “banning books” has been an issue in the U.S. — and it likely won’t be the last.

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Four Ways to Make Yourself a Better Job Candidate in College (Besides Grades)

Four Ways to Make Yourself a Better Job Candidate in College (Besides Grades)

In high school, SAT/ACT scores and GPAs ruled your university future. Now that you’re in college, your goal has changed to the more competitive task of becoming the dream job candidate for potential employers. But how do you do that?

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5 Ways to Further Your Career Development in College without Giving Up Your Summer

5 Ways to Further Your Career Development in College without Giving Up Your Summer

Summer-long internships and job experiences are great for furthering your career while in college, but sometimes, it just isn’t feasible to give up your entire summer to career-building.

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