Tag Archives: Success

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The Art of Storytelling

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Storytelling has been around long before recorded history. It’s one thread that ties us to our ancestors – we all tell stories. We all like to be told stories, especially funny ones. If they’re such a huge part of our collective identity, why shouldn’t we use stories to help […]

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How Many Have You Misused?

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 I’m curious: how many of these phrases have you misused? I’ll be honest, I’ve made quite a few of these (and for a few, just now realized my mistake!). First-Come, First-Serve, supposed to be First-Come, First-Served. In the former, it means that the person who shows up to the […]

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Building a Personal Brand

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Last week, I discussed personal branding and the importance of creating and maintaining a personal brand. So how do you create a personal brand? Think of your personal brand as your trademark – what makes you unique. The first steps include establishing your branding points and then writing your […]

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When the Job is Right For You

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 I have to be honest with you…I’m worried that I’m not going to enjoy the job I land post-graduation. A lot of people, especially starting out, have to work their way up to where they want to be. Often, that means working in positions that they don’t particularly enjoy […]

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