Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.

Abigail Adams

Professional Development

Personal Development
Quick Interview Tips From Fortune 100 Companies
Simple ways to be prepared

Great summary of interviewing skills by career services adviser Linda Spencer at Harvard Extension School.  My favorite points are:

  • Practicing your answers in the Mirror...Definitely! 

  • Preparing a closing statement or summation of your interest and qualifications.  

The NEED TO KNOW Interview skills
Quick Resume Tips

Learn the importance of Key Words in your resume.

By: Jacquelyn Smith for
Business Insider
15 Ways To Stand Out As An Intern

By: Bill Murphy Jr. for

Business Insider

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

8 critical steps for learning what you do best

Article courtesy of The Highlands Company;

Angela Duckworth left her consulting job to teach 7th graders.  What she discovered was the power of GRIT in the character of those who succeed in challenging circumstances.

GRIT = Success

Carol  Dweck explains her research regarding having a Growth Mindset vs. a Fixed Mindset.  This is the practical application of what science is learning about our thoughts create our results.  We can learn more then we thought!  

Most Important Factor in Learning
Stephen Covey, author of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has provided a great strategy for purposefully moving forward in your life.  Here he explains the 7 habits.  Enjoy!
The 7 Habits Defined
Book Review on Best Study Skills

Practical study strategies from the book:

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens

By Benedict Carey

(video by LonelyBookaneer)