We’re almost one month into the new year, and that means it’s reached the point of January when New Year’s resolutions are slowly abandoned and forgotten. Rather than letting your good intentions and healthy habits slip away, take a moment to recommit to them. Personally, my resolutions this year include making weekly trips to the recycling center, the usual “drink more water,” and most importantly, to read 19 books in 2019. I believe that setting (and sticking to) a reading goal should be one of your resolutions this year, too. … Continue readingRead More Books in 2019: Why Reading for Fun Should Be Your Top Resolution
We are SO excited for all the new talent we have welcomed to the Pearce Center this semester and for our returning interns! Driven and determined Pearce Center Interns are always busy pursuing their passions in the summertime. If you want to get to know a little more about our Fall 2018 interns and what we were up to this summer, keep reading! … Continue readingWhat Were the Pearce Center Interns Up to This Summer?
We receive and send emails everyday, but how can you ensure that your recipients are opening your emails? Here are some important things to remember before you send out your next email: … Continue readingWriting a Professional and Effective Email: 6 Things to Remember
In an environment like the workplace, it can sometimes seem you have to display a consistent competitive nature in order to be successful. The pressure to constantly provide the newest and freshest ideas in order to prove your value can lead you to talking more than you listen. This is actually a hindrance to your professional communication skills and makes the workplace less inviting and more stressful. The ability to effectively listen is an important skill for anyone to have, but it is especially important amongst co-workers in order to generate ideas. … Continue readingActive Listening is Key to Good Communication