Archive for August, 2012

Fitter Body, Fitter Brain: How Working Out Can Make You Smarter

Fitter Body, Fitter Brain: How Working Out Can Make You Smarter

Getting the proper amount of exercise is one of the most important elements to maintaining a healthy, happy lifestyle. It can also keep you from making repeat visits to doctor and nursing offices. From your heart to your waistline and even your mood, working out regularly touts a wide range of benefits. For students, finding […]

How You Can Strengthen Your Negotiation Skills

How You Can Strengthen Your Negotiation Skills

Negotiation skills aren’t just for business deals. Buying a car and purchasing a home are situations that call for negotiation. But there are many times when negotiation skills are used – from negotiating use of your time to negotiating your responsibilities. It can be a formal process like negotiating a pay raise or an informal […]

How College Students Can Prepare for a Job Interview

How College Students Can Prepare for a Job Interview

The time has arrived. You have sent out numerous resumes and now an interview has been scheduled. Perhaps it will be a phone conversation with a recruiter or an in-person meeting with a hiring manager. Whatever the case may be, this will provide you with an opportunity to make a great first impression, market your […]

Stephen Covey: Lessons from an Extraordinary Business Leader

Stephen Covey: Lessons from an Extraordinary Business Leader

Stephen Covey became internationally known and highly regarded because of his work as an author and motivational speaker. With his recent passing, I asked my students–many who are of the millennial generation–if they are familiar with his books and some indicated that they knew his name either because of their parents or an employer who […]