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Becoming a Thought Leader: Live-Tweeting at Conferences

As you move through your career, you gain authority in your chosen field. With focus and dedication, you can use this authority to become a thought leader — that is, someone who’s a trusted source in a given field and who inspires others with innovative ideas. Thought leaders are individuals whom others turn to for …

Using Mindfulness Techniques to Improve Schoolwork

Mindfulness, or the quality of being fully present and engaged with whatever you’re currently doing, can improve your wellbeing and mental state in numerous ways. Mindfulness helps reduce stress, decrease blood pressure, improve sleep, boost memory, and alleviate anxiety.  Techniques vary, but all are rooted in meditation. The goal of any mindfulness practice is to …

Why eSports Is Becoming a New University Trend

eSports, or competitive online multiplayer video games, has experienced explosive growth in the past five years. Fortnite, one of the games, has become a a cultural sensation, and games like League of Legends draw millions of viewers through Twitch and YouTube. Just as fans love to watch athletes like Lebron James and Megan Rapinoe, they …

How to Eliminate Distractions In the Summer

The sun is shining, the pool is calling, and you’ve got three invitations to barbecues this week. One tiny problem: You’ve got work to do. With the arrival of summer comes plenty of extra distractions, and it can be challenging to stay on task with work or school projects. But fear not! We’ve put together …

Building Your Personal Brand

What Is Personal Branding? Put simply, a personal brand is that which makes you unique — your experiences, your skills, and your worldview. Or, to quote Jeff Bezos,“Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Personal branding goes way beyond business cards or a logo you associate with …

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