Posts in The Voice

Leadership Lessons: 5 Tips to Develop Better Control Over Your Emotions

When you are managing a challenging schedule (with work, school, other activities), sometimes stress can get the better of you and make it difficult to control your emotions. In general, emotional reactions to any situation have a strong possibility of making things worse. Keeping emotions in ...

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Leadership Lessons: 3 Keys to Cultivate a Passion for Growth

I always wanted to be successful in school, work and everything in which I was engaged. I can also say that I understand that to be successful I would need to commit to hard work and be willing to sacrifice. But this thought process left me frustrated and unclear as to why I wasn't experiencing ...

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Leadership Lessons: 4 Habits to Start Forming Today

"What do you mean you don't like my leadership style?" There’s no question that leadership skills can be learned, cultivated, and improved. Developing leadership skills is like hitting a moving target; the more you practice the better you will become. Here are four leadership habits to start ...

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How to Prepare for Life After Graduation

Elaine Stover accepting a College Bowl check. Summer is quickly approaching, and hundreds of thousands of students will be graduating college and entering the 'real world' of work. I caught up with Elaine Stover from the Career Services center at Arizona State University and asked her to share ...

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Internships and Experiential Learning Often Helps Students Stand Out

How important is experiential learning to your development as a student? I recently caught up with University of Texas at San Antonio's Experiential Learning Coordinator, Christian Corrales, who shared some interesting thoughts with me. “Malcolm Gladwell’s bestseller, Outliers, explores the ...

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Financial Fitness: 5 Simple Disciplines for Financial Success

Tax time is a good time of year to consider your financial state and develop a plan to move in the right direction over the year ahead. Building wealth is not something that happens overnight; unless you win the lotto. It takes discipline. Discipline is simple actions taken consistently over ...

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Leadership Lessons: I dare you to be authentic

I failed an economics class twice before eventually passing. I have owned two businesses and both failed. But my third business is thriving! We have all failed at something, but one of the keys to bouncing back is allowing yourself to be totally authentic as you fail. What many people do is put ...

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Officially launching The Voice!

Our goal for The Voice: To be a trusted source to help prepare you for the job market after high school or college. When you're ready to start looking for your first job, not only will you be prepared, but you will stand out from the competition and be better positioned to to land your dream ...

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The importance of understanding originality leads to a better appreciation of progress

Love it or hate, we all know it: The Harlem Shake. You Tube videos involving children and CEOs, professional athletes and military personnel, and oh so many more! There's a role for everyone, mostly because very little dance talent or coordination is required. Which, coming from someone who ...

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