A Breakfast Plate Illustration

The difference between involvement and commitment can be digested through the simple example of a chicken and a pig: more specifically a breakfast plate of eggs and ham. To understand this concept, look a little deeper into the situation: the chicken was involved, but the pig was committed. Let that sink in for a moment...
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3 Summer Career Moves

I know as soon as class is out at the end of the year most of us promise to take it easy, forget all we just learned, and come back refreshed and pick up with everything school-related in the fall. Believe me, I am as guilty of that as anyone else! Now that a little...
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Plan for Your Future

For most incoming students, moving to college for the first time is an exciting chance to start something new. Whether you are moving far away from home or staying closer, you are still trying something new and exciting that will challenge you and help you grow in so many different ways. Often, when talking to...
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Keeping Your Communications Golden

Advances in technology and a more fast-paced world cause many of us in our daily lives to communicate more informally. Our smart phones enable us to text and send emails with ease. Social media options are varied including Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook. In all of these communication and information venues, we are able to share...
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Don’t Follow Your Passion

Do I have your attention? This advice is just the opposite of accepted wisdom. It’s curmudgeon stuff, but read on and you’ll understand. Talent is a Curse My lifelong observation confirms that natural-born talent increases your life’s struggles as often as not. Natural talent can be a curse that deludes you into believing your innate...
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