Category Archives: Fast Reads

How to Build Your Resume in College

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Volunteering is one way to beef up your resume when you don’t have much experience yet. Photo: Texas A&M

Harness the power of emotions

Workers aren’t robots, and leaders shouldn’t be afraid of showing their emotions or helping employees properly manage theirs, -More

SmartBrief on Leadership

HR Pipeline: 6 Questions for Learning Leaders about Strategic Leadership

Are your leaders equipped to enact strategic change? CCL’s David Dinwoodie offers six questions that learning leaders should ask.


Center for Creative Leadership

14 Tips for Surviving the Startup Years

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Treat your customers and clients like they’re your most valuable assets, because they are. Photo: PopTech

Steering Clear of Car Insurance Scams

rear-end collision

Insurance scams can jeopardize both your finances and your safety. Here’s how to protect yourself. Photo: Ryan Weisgerber

Engagement: 1 Idea, 3 Facts, 5 Tips

Are we asking too much to have our workforce, our colleagues and our team members engaged in their work?


Center for Creative Leadership

My Ten Favorite “Healthy” and Inexpensive Foods (and a Great Recipe for Each One)

With five people living under our roof, our food budget quickly stacks up to become a major part of our family’s expenses for the month, which naturally means that we’re very interested in methods that can reduce our food spending while also putting a variety of meals on the table. At the same time, we also want “healthy” foods that ensure proper nutrition and minimize the chances of long-term negative health effects.

That’s a juggling act no matter how you slice it. Cheap? Healthy? Appealing to both a four year old and to adults? Good luck with that.

Our family’s solution to this is a simple one. We simply have a variety of meals with some old favorites on a routine basis and have a simple rule of “just trying everything on your plate.” If you don’t like it, that’s fine, but everyone has to try everything.