Self-Doubt = Self-Sabotage

Fear is not an inherently bad thing. We are biologically hardwired to be hesitant in situations where we might be put in danger, so fear keeps us safe in a fight-or-flight situation or prevents us from eating something foreign in the forest. Feeling fear could also mean that we are trying something new. This is … Continue reading Self-Doubt = Self-Sabotage

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Belleville Christmas Toy Drive

Do you remember the excitement of waking up on Christmas morning as a kid? Scrambling down the stairs as fast as your feet could take you, eyes aglow with the twinkling lights of the tree, running your hands over the shiny paper covering boxes in a variety of sizes, marveling in the mystery of how … Continue reading Belleville Christmas Toy Drive

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Learning Outside the Classroom: a Micro-Networking Session

Last Monday, we participated in micro-networking sessions with local industry professionals for our Out of Classroom Experience assignment. Despite being from different sectors these professionals faced a lot of the same challenges, with solutions tailored to their specific areas of expertise, including: the arts, destination development, education, hospitality, and non-profit. It was interesting to see … Continue reading Learning Outside the Classroom: a Micro-Networking Session

Writing Skills: Essential to Career Development

Strong writing skills are crucial for any career that falls under the umbrella of Public Relations. The ability to concisely communicate your message and alter it based on the audience and medium is an essential tool in any PR professional's toolkit. When creating content for an audience, remember these three tips and you will be … Continue reading Writing Skills: Essential to Career Development