Alumni Feature | Chiedo John (’13) – WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?

Fall 2009 I started my first semester at JMU as a Computer Science student. And when I say, I got lucky, I got really lucky. I didn’t visit JMU’s campus beforehand or do much research. I just picked JMU for a handful of superficial reasons and got lucky because JMU turned out to be amazing… Read More Alumni Feature | Chiedo John (’13) – WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?

Alumni Feature| Jana Jamail (’10) – GETTING OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY

Five years after graduation, I found myself in a pivotal moment. One morning I was looking at myself in the mirror after experiencing ageism, sexism, bullying, and harassment from an inexperienced boss. I had to make a decision – stay or go? I made the very difficult decision to walk away from a job I… Read More Alumni Feature| Jana Jamail (’10) – GETTING OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY

8 THINGS YOU’RE DOING WELL IN YOUR CAREER THAT YOU COULD BE DOING BETTER

So you’re doing well at work and serving as a strong team player- but no one is perfect! As Alyse Kalish points out, ” Everything you do leaves room for improvement, and as someone who’s driven and cares about growing, you’re always interested in ways you can continue to excel.”  In her article she goes… Read More 8 THINGS YOU’RE DOING WELL IN YOUR CAREER THAT YOU COULD BE DOING BETTER

NEW RULE: YOU HAVE TO START ADDING “YET” TO EVERY SENTENCE THAT STARTS WITH “I CAN’T”

We’re never going to be good at something until we at least try, right? Author Kat Boogaard agrees and suggests that we need to take one simple little word out of our vocabulary “can’t.” Furthermore, Boogaard notes:   It’s amazing how much that one three-letter word can shift your mindset, isn’t it? That’s exactly why… Read More NEW RULE: YOU HAVE TO START ADDING “YET” TO EVERY SENTENCE THAT STARTS WITH “I CAN’T”

GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE WHO OVER-ANALYZE EVERYTHING: “RIGHT” DECISIONS DON’T EXIST

Call it over thinking or just weighing your options out strategically- it takes time, energy and your sanity away sometimes!  How do we silence the chaos in our mind as we try to decide what choice is the “right” one to make? The answer may be easier than you think. Read the full article by… Read More GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE WHO OVER-ANALYZE EVERYTHING: “RIGHT” DECISIONS DON’T EXIST