Tag Archives: business

Studying While Running a Business

Going to school and running a small business have a lot in common.  You’re always supposed to be doing at least ten different things, talking to ten different people, and making time to do even more later on.  There’s never … Continue reading

Leadership Hierarchy — #EdChat Summary: 02/14/12

Topic: What would be a better alternative to present leadership hierarchy we’ve come to accept in public education? This week’s #edchat topic was an especially welcome change of pace for me, because once again I was forced to really think … Continue reading

TestSoup: Now on the iPhone

guest written by John J. Walters This is the second “announcement post” I’ve written for TestSoup in about a month.  If we don’t stop soon, our hubris will no doubt become our undoing.  But today we focus on happier things, … Continue reading

Dealing with Distractions

Mondays are busy days for me.  Unfortunately, they are also the days that I am most prone to distractions, with the possible exception of Fridays.  When you work in an office, distractions like funny websites and coworkers to chat with … Continue reading

The Funny Thing about Education

I’m always amazed at how excited people get when their classes get cancelled.  Here you are at an expensive university, paying good money to get a quality education, and yet you get excited when you miss out on a chance … Continue reading

Your Summer Internship: Was It Worth It?

I have said it before and I will say it again: sadly, summer is coming to a close. So, there is no time like the present to reflect on it right!? Let’s take a journey through your summer internship. How … Continue reading

The Power (and Importance) of Taking a Break

These days it is more difficult than ever before to stop working.  Nearly all of us are carrying around miniature computers that allow us to receive calls, check emails, and access our company’s website 24-7.  While we love our blackberries, … Continue reading

The Art of Networking

America’s most reliable network maybe be Verizon, but YOUR most reliable network is YOU. You are what you make of yourself. You create your future. You have to weave the web that becomes your catcher’s mitt for contacts. Here are … Continue reading

Your Roadmap to Educational Success

From a very young age it is so important to have a goal in mind whether it is athletically, academically, or socially. Goals are what you get places in life. Without goals, we would not have motivation. Here are a … Continue reading

Extra! Extra! Be All About it: The First Year College Experience

College is no easy transition…for anyone! New place, new people, new opportunities! The key: never let the door close…always OPEN it! Now that you know how to tackle your anxiety and manage your time, you can certainly MASTER your first … Continue reading