Students

Does School Start Early?

29 Apr , 2014  

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Do you think your school is starting way early for you? Are you getting lack of sleep because of it? Take a look at this news report from the American Academic of Pediatrics who says delaying school may help teens get more rest. 

 

As the lazy days of summer give way to the painful reality of pre-dawn alarms, many kids are beginning their descent into chronic school-year sleep deprivation. More…

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Clues

Finding Yourself

29 Apr , 2014  

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As the school year begins, there’s a large, collective sigh about to be heard among parents sending their children off to colleges and universities across the country.

Mingled with that collective sigh will be tears, “I love yous,” and a million different ways of saying goodbye. More…

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Students

Understanding and Finding Yourself

29 Apr , 2014  

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To all the students out there, have you ever wondered what you will get out of school? Of course you will come out with abundant knowledge of education. But have you ever wondered how you can find “yourself” through school? That’s true indeed! You can and will find “yourself” through school. Want to know how? Take a look at this article by The Huffington Post. It provides 3 main important points that will help start find yourself through school!

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Clues

Time Management

29 Apr , 2014  

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The general sentiment around productivity is to get more done in less time. While this is great in theory, focusing solely on getting the most done can lead to burning out. This is only compounded when you throw managing a home and family into the mix.

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Students

7 Apps College Students Need

29 Apr , 2014  

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By now you may have started working on that seemingly never-ending checklist for college. You got your bed risers, your mini fridge and your own personal fan—everything to perfect your new dorm room. But there’s still more to do to prepare for school in the fall, and you won’t have to run to Bed Bath & Beyond for these finishing touches. There are several smartphone apps that will help ease your transition to college life, whether you need help with academics, time management, exercise or budgeting!

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Business

Listening Is Important!

29 Apr , 2014  

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Verbal communication involves both speaking and listening. In a business organization, listening is key to effective working relationships among employees and between management and staff. Listening skills also impact a company’s interaction with customers and other businesses. To improve your listening skills, give the other person your full attention and maintain eye contact. When she is done speaking, rephrase her remarks and ask whether you understand her correctly. Continue to ask questions to gain a better understanding of her statements.
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Business

8 Golden Rules

29 Apr , 2014  

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Start out your business with these great 8 tips!

While starting out on a business endeavour, following a set of rules is crucial for finding success.

Without proper rules a business can go spiralling down and without taking too long at it. Following are golden rules that will ensure your success in business.

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