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General Business / YP / Faith May 23, 2019

Finding Joy

I’ve been called relentlessly positive. I’ve been called Polyanna-esque. I have a default, deeply engrained ability to look on the bright side and see the best or the good in a given situation.

General Business / YP / Time Management April 30, 2019

Get a Grip!

Every spring, many of us start to feel a sudden rush of activities driving us towards summer. It’s almost as if the period between spring break and Memorial Day is jam packed full of all the things we hope to get accomplished in the first half of the year.

Leadership / General Business / YP / Collaboration March 28, 2019

Three Inspiring Ways Working With Others Makes Us Better Humans

Deep down, through and through, I am a lover of people. I delight in the presence of others, I love to energize other people and to be energized by them. I love to inspire them and to be inspired by them. I love to encounter the way they look at the world and learn from it. I love to be able to share the workload. Yup, I’m a "people-ist". I love people.

I happily find myself in a job that...

Change / YP February 7, 2019

The Pace of Change Will Never Be This Slow Again

How is that possible, you ask? It’s hard for myself, as a college student, to consider that college, the time of constant change, is slow. When you have two ‘homes’ when class is in session and neither feel quite right; when you never know how much homework you’ll have on a given night (or if you’ll do it); when you don’t know if said homework will keep you from sleeping all night, or if...

General Business / Networking / YP February 7, 2019

Never Eat Alone

When I think of networking, I think of conferences, as I’m sure most do too. I attended my first in October, and it was something we were constantly reminded of in nearly every session I attended. It was in one of these that the idea of networking was presented with the tagline of ‘Never Eat Alone.’ 

What a perfect way to present networking in a simple way to someone whose never done it. 

Networking / YP February 6, 2019

How to Make the Most of An Unrelated Internship

My dream is to be a high school math teacher. Unfortunately, there are not a lot of internships or jobs that fit neatly into that dream. This means that i have spent the last two summers at an internship that only sort of kind of related to the field that I want to enter. Perhaps, you’ve had the same problem. Through these experiences, I have discovered ways to leverage work experience that...

General Business / Networking / YP February 6, 2019

Get Comfortable Being Anxious

The first step to being successful is stepping out of your comfort zone- and that means being uncomfortable  

As the new year is well on its way, a time of change is upon us. It’s visible in the leaves as they shift colors and fall off trees, in fashion, as the shorts and tank tops of summer are traded for coats and boots, and as some forge ahead into the New Year, resolutions in hand. 

Communication / YP February 6, 2019

Drive-Thru Communication

When I was about four years old, my parents drove the van through the drive-in part of the bank. After completing their business, they drove away. From the back seat, I piped up and asked, “Where are my fries?” Of course, I never would have imagined that we were doing anything as dull as banking. Surely, we were getting food. All other drive-thru experiences had ended with fries. This...

Communication / YP / Collaboration February 6, 2019

Define the Relationship

I started reading relationship books when I was in middle school. I know it’s not your typical middle schooler reading, but I wanted to learn about how to cultivate positive relationships. Since that time, I have had many a conversation with friends about defining the relationship (DTR). Defining the relationship is a process that the people in a relationship undergo to ensure that all parties...

General Business / YP February 5, 2019

A 5-Step Guide to Preparing for An Interview

Time and time again the millennial generation is said to be against face-to-face interaction. The newest generation to enter the job search is all about instant gratification, written communication, and the newest technology. So the idea of meeting with strangers in person becomes more of a discomfort for millennials than it was for previous generations.  

The Oxford English Dictionary defines...