Monthly Archives: April 2014

(#205) What? Why? How?


This exercise can help with major life decisions. The theme for my student success classes comes wrapped in two questions: (1) What is your dream? (2) What are doing to get to your dream? These two questions are even more … Continue reading

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(#204) College Ready?


I think, more poignantly, the question for our colleges and universities comes down to “Once the students (college-ready or not) are admitted, what do we do to best serve them?” Preparing for my part of an online (virtual) conference this … Continue reading

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(#203) I Don’t Have Time To Grow Old!


Complete the following: “If  you don’t have time to ______ then when will you ____? A little secret about this blog: I generally do not know what I will write about until Thursday or Friday.  I then type my first … Continue reading

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(#202) Obstacles to Goal Achievement


Stating or writing a goal is the easy part. The work is found in making a plan, executing that plan, and re-calibrating along the way. Information on goal setting can be found in the business success literature, leadership manuals, student success classes … Continue reading

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