Is there an internship or job that you really want, but on the application, you don’t meet all of the qualifications? Well, then you should probably give up on that dream and settle for something else. Just kidding! Actually, you should apply for that position anyway, at least that’s some advice that I’ve been given … Continue reading Reaching for a Higher Position
A concept that has come up lately, both for me personally and in my role as a career coach and leadership coach, is the power of our environment on our behaviors, and the balance between adapting to surrounding pressures while ensuring we are staying true to ourselves. Two Invisibilia podcasts I listened to recently are … Continue reading The power of our environment on our behaviors
It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving Break is already here, this semester seems to be flying by! That just makes this break from classes, work, and student orgs even more appealing. But if you’re like me, you don’t want to be lazy the entire time you’re on break, sometimes breaks are the best time to have … Continue reading 3 things to do while you’re on Thanksgiving Break
We've been exploring different topics and ways to get to know yourself as the theme of our blog for the past couple of months. One thing we haven't done is looked at what it means to be you and what makes you, you. Philosopher Julian Baggini talks about this subject in his TED talk, "Is … Continue reading Is there a real you?
Over the past two months, we’ve pushed this idea of knowing yourself—a lot. We wrote blogs, sent emails, made mentions in multiple newsletters to your faculty. Frankly, we were kind of relentless about it. And for good reason, we know it matters. But, without years of work under your belt, it might be hard to … Continue reading So, how does knowing yourself actually affect your career?/ Know yourself, a case study
We have reached the time of year where people roam the streets with creative costumes that range from ghouls and goblins to favorite pop culture characters. Halloween may be notorious for dressing up and playing pretend, but as October comes to an end, we should say goodbye to pretending and greet authenticity with open arms. … Continue reading Save the costumes for Halloween
As the end of the school year approaches, the workload seems to increase. This is the same time of year when the weather warms up, your motivations fall short and you start to go a little crazy. Final projects and exams are approaching and you need a new way to stay focused. There are probably … Continue reading Healthy food tricks to keep you focused until the end of the year