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Making the Most of Your Winter Break

I saw this interview on an ABC news channel yesterday (ABC Interview) and wanted to share…it includes some strategies for using your winter break to achieve some of your career goals. Some things you could try… Make contacts with agencies, organizations, or businesses in your area. Ask if they need seasonal employees or volunteers. Some […]

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End of the Semester Stress and Self-Care

It’s that time of the semester…final exams, papers, projects, grades, and graduation. In addition to stress associated with school, many students are coping with emotions associated with holidays or gloomy/winter seasonal affect. International students, or those that live far away from family, may be especially at-risk for exhausted financial or emotional resources as they try […]

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Take Control of Your Time

“Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ into the future!”  These lyrics sung by the Steve Miller Band summarize what happens to many of us.  Do you ever feel like time is slipping away and you don’t know how you’re going to juggle everything you have to do?  Here are a couple of tips and some […]

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Are Your Digital Habits Influencing Your Productivity?

Although modern technology tools can help us to achieve our goals and in an efficient manner, we also need to be cognizant of how much time we are spending on email, Facebook, or site surfing at large. You may want to consider logging the amount of hours you spend online or texting on an average […]

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Putting Off Until Tomorrow…Stop Procrastinating

Many successful leaders have said, “never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Easier said than done sometimes. Procrastination, or postponing a inevitable task, is easy to do. Mark Twain put a different twist on it when he stated, “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just […]

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Randy Pausch on Time Management

This is a longer, but inspirational talk by Randy Pausch on goals, prioritizing, planning, and avoiding procrastination. He has an incredible way of framing and summarizing important advice on this subject. For example, he talks about “doing the right things adequately rather than doing the wrong things in a polished manner” or how to recognize excuses we […]

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Need More Time? 10 tips for Using Technology!

Do you think you know ALL of the shortcuts for your technology? David Pogue (via Ted Talks) shares 10 easy time-savers for the internet, smartphones, and digital cameras. See if you know them all!  

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Early Bird Gets the Worm…or at Least the Job

Five tips for getting up early by Robin Sharma…although a few of these many not seem feasible (i.e., getting a weekly massage), his philosophy on getting up early may be useful to you/your daily routine.

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