Category Archives: College Graduates

Do you follow the rules?

Do you follow the rules? I always thought I was a moderate rule follower. I was a good kid, never really got into any trouble, and did well in school, progressed through my undergraduate and graduate studies. Got jobs, got … Continue reading

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Nature or Nurture?

I often wonder how much of who I have become is due to nature or nurture. My mother started out as a teacher and later became an art therapist. I started out as a teacher and am now working as … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care If It Is God Calling You…

I don’t care if it is God calling you, cell phone usage is not permitted at work. These are the exact words I used in a discussion with an employee about her inappropriate use of her cellphone while she was … Continue reading

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You know you’re not a morning person when…

You know you are not a morning person when… you brush your teeth with soap. I had an early meeting this morning – well, early for me. I had to be awake, dressed, and coherent by 9:15 a.m. For most … Continue reading

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A Strong Work Ethic: Does It Still Exist?

What is your work ethic? Is it me, or are people just not getting what it means to have one? As an employer of a business with nearly 50 employees I find that my older or more “mature” employees have … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from the Amanda Knox Case

Hey Kids…just keep in mind that when you are traveling overseas on a gap year or a semester abroad, you’re not in Kansas anymore. Amanda Knox sure experienced this reality while locked away in an Italian prison for four years … Continue reading

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Networking online really works!

As I have previously written, I am a novice when it comes to social media. I have spent the last month actively attempting to participate in LinkedIn and Twitter. My confidence with my tweets and connections is still in a … Continue reading

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Looking for your next step? All you need is an idea…

Are you an empty nester, career changer or even just a recent college graduate looking for your next step? All you need is an idea. The idea for Head 4 Success came when I least expected it. It all started … Continue reading

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What Hurricane Irene can teach us about finding a job

Living without electricity for a week, due to Hurricane Irene, proved to be more stressful and exhausting than I would have thought. Being the eternal optimist, I neglected to prepare for the storm with the sense of fear and intensity … Continue reading

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Bigger Kids, Bigger Problems: Why I Help High School and College Students Find Their Next Step

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Bigger kids, bigger problems”? It seems like just yesterday the problems I faced as a mother were so simple in comparison to the issues of a mom with kids in college and the real … Continue reading

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