Category Lessons Learned

Making Moves: How to Tell Your Roommate You’re Leaving

Sometimes I forget that putting myself first isn’t selfish. It’s necessary. I decided back in November that I was moving out of my apartment. It took me two months to finally break the news to my roommate. Why was this so hard for me? Let me give you a preview of the thoughts that were going on […]

Prepare Like You’ve Never Won & Perform Like You’ve Never Lost

Nothing holds you back quite like your insecurities. As a recent grad, I am full of them. The feeling of not measuring up. The thoughts of failure and letting my team down. The idea of letting myself down. The pressure is on to really bring it at your first job. It’s the defining start of […]

How To Win Friends And Influence People Lesson V: Post Grad Edition

Smile. Take a moment, clear your mind, and smile. Don’t you feel better already? One simple action can have a major influence in your career. In the workplace you are surrounded by many stressful situations and even some stressed coworkers. During the course of a day all people are looking for is a little happiness and a sign things […]

Organized Life ~ Organized Mind

Somewhere along the line, the idea of success has become having an accumulation of “stuff”. The world will try to tell you that you need more things to really be somebody. Don’t Listen.  Your value is not contained within your belongings… it’s a part of your being. It can’t be reflected in the car you drive, […]

How To Win Friends And Influence People Lesson IV: Post Grad Edition

Dogs Never Bite Me. Just Humans. (Marilyn Monroe) Imagine if you could see yourself through the eyes of your dog. With genuine sincere and raw happiness. A loyal faithful demeanor that never leaves. It’s no wonder they are man’s best friend! By no means can we posses these traits at all times – we are […]

Let Life Surprise You

Life takes you to unexpected places. It takes you on a spontaneous road trip with your best friend. It drives you to make passionate heat of the moment decisions. It gives you the chance to say yes. Life gives and takes opportunities in the blink of an eye – so you better be ready to take them! Take […]

Your Culture Is Your Brand

In the world of the Post Grad – culture rules. French, German, Japanese, Irish, Native American, etc …this is what a culture is right? In geography class this certainly is the first thing that pops into your head. Yet there are so many more types of cultures than just a religious or geographical cultures. There’s corporate culture and even […]