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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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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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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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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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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It’s officially April — which means final exams are right around the corner. If you feel absolutely swamped in your college classes, you’ve come to the right place.
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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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People ask me all the time what I do for a living — and now, I’m coming clean.
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Hello lovelies and welcome back to my blog! If you’re here because you want to know what all the hype for Lianne Oelke’s Nice Try, Jane Sinner is about — well, I’m here to tell you.
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