Why do we spend so much time trying to protect ourselves and our children from failure? I see the fear of failure paralyze students time and time again. Don’t get me wrong – no one wants to fail, least of all me – but failure usually teaches us infinitely more… Continue Reading The Other “F” Word
This week’s advice guru on the importance of field placement. “Field placement played a major role in my current employment! Field placement is not just about applying the skills you learn in the classroom to real life – it is also about obtaining new skills necessary to work effectively and… Continue Reading You don’t have to take my word for it…take theirs!
I started training early August for my very first 5k race coming up this Sunday, October 16th. I’m going the #distanceforDC at the Scotia Waterfront Toronto Marathon. This is a bit of a bucket list thing, I’ve been talking about on and off for a couple of years. After running… Continue Reading 9 Observations and Tips from a Newbie Runner
This week’s advice guru on being a parent/student and keeping an open mind… First some advice to help students who have young children. Whether you are co-parenting or raising your child(ren) alone, you need to know that you can do it! As a single parent going back to school, I… Continue Reading You don’t have to take my word for it…take theirs!
This week’s Advice Guru has this to say… 1) Make a conscious effort to build and maintain your personal network. A lot of people don’t take this seriously and don’t realize the importance of maintaining your personal network. Your network will provide you with information on changes within your industry,… Continue Reading You don’t have to take my word for it…take theirs!