May 27, 2016

Tell ’em, tell ’em, and tell ’em again for a successful campus event

In the speaking business there's a school of thought that says you always tell your… [read me]

Tell ’em, tell ’em, and tell ’em again for a successful campus event Tell 'em, tell 'em, and tell 'em again for a successful campus event

Increase job chances with superior email open rates

When it comes to landing an internship or job, many places have started reviewing… [read me]

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Did you know you have a memory personality?

Still having trouble remembering things? It might help if you knew your 'Memory Personality.' The… [read me]

Did you know you have a memory personality? Did you know you have a memory personality?

Creating a “Day of Service” on Your Campus

A Day of Service is an opportunity for students across the campus to come together… [read me]

Creating a “Day of Service” on Your Campus Creating a "Day of Service" on Your Campus

You could catch this on your next date

One out of four of the college students reading this post has a sexually transmitted… [read me]

You could catch this on your next date You could catch this on your next date

Small Steps Lead to Great Strides!

Ever since our daughter entered middle school two years ago, my wife and I have been… [read me]

Small Steps Lead to Great Strides! Small Steps Lead to Great Strides!

The 4 Key Attributes of Servant Leaders

In my Building Leaders Through Service (BLTS) program I talk to student leaders about… [read me]

The 4 Key Attributes of Servant Leaders The 4 Key Attributes of Servant Leaders

7 Resources for Outstanding College Presentations

College students today have access to technology and tools that past generations did not. Today, students no longer have to spend countless hours hand-drawing maps, graphs and charts, and there are plenty of new options for presenting slides of information (not just PowerPoint). College students … [Read This...]

Tell em, Tell em, Tell em - Photo Copyright 2011 Rick Sherrell

Tell ’em, tell ’em, and tell ’em again for a successful campus event

In the speaking business there's a school of thought that says you always tell your audience everything three times. How do you do that without being redundant? 1) You tell 'em what you're gonna tell 'em 2) You tell 'em, and 3) You tell 'em what you told 'em! No, that's not just a clever line in a … [Read This...]

Dave Farrow - College Speaker - Memory Personality

Did you know you have a memory personality?

Still having trouble remembering things? It might help if you knew your 'Memory Personality.' The concept of Memory Personality isn't totally new, but right now I'm working with neuroscientists to test, verify and document the theories I've developed out of my years of teaching memory skills to … [Read This...]

6 Tips to Staying Motivated While Suffering from Senioritis

You have been in school for sixteen or more years and can no longer grasp the concept of being a student, you have the constant urge to skip class, study less and go out more, you’re probably suffering from the common virus that tackles students during their last year of college known as … [Read This...]

Dave Kelly - Day of Service

Creating a “Day of Service” on Your Campus

A Day of Service is an opportunity for students across the campus to come together in service. My favorite time to do that is on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day but it can be done on any holiday or any time during the year as community organizations are in need of help all year long. The people on … [Read This...]

superior email open rates - photo copyright 2013 Rick Sherrell

Increase job chances with superior email open rates

When it comes to landing an internship or job, many places have started reviewing applications through email. While this allows you to easily apply for a vast listing of potential positions, you run the risk of getting lost in the flood of responses to a given listing. These quick and simple tips … [Read This...]

Dayna Steele - Rock Star College Speaker - Make it a Multi-Platinum Seller: QUALITY

Make it a Multi-Platinum Seller: QUALITY

Always give a quality product or service Your quality will define your long-term reputation Take responsibility for your work Set an example as a leader Work as a part of the team Be on time Answer calls and emails quickly Basic manners never go out of style These points are … [Read This...]

You could catch this on your next date - Photo copyright 2011 Rick Sherrell

You could catch this on your next date

One out of four of the college students reading this post has a sexually transmitted disease - which pretty much means there's a good chance you could catch one on your next date! I know that sounds shocking, but as they say... "you can't make this stuff up!" OnlineColleges.net recently shared … [Read This...]

Good With Computers? Degrees You Should Consider

If you are fascinated with computers, why not turn this into an exciting and lucrative career? There are many different college degrees that can help you find a good paying job in fields related to computers and technology. Let’s explore some of your best choices for degrees in this … [Read This...]

Get a Job While Youre in College - photo copyright Rick Sherrell

Get a Job While You’re in College…Ya Bum.

One of the most struggled with concepts of the 21st century is whether or not to get a job while you’re in college… Well, from experience, I highly suggest it. I left my hometown to go to college, and with that, I left my parents' financial backing as well.  I didn't care. I had been working … [Read This...]

Tips To Help You Decide If Graduate School Is Right For You And Your Career

Deciding If Graduate School Is Right For You And Your Career

Maybe you’re looking for an extra asset to set you apart from the crowd, or perhaps it’s more of a personal desire to learn. Regardless, your decision about whether to attend graduate school is likely twofold: whether graduate school the right call for you personally, and whether it is a good fit … [Read This...]

4 strategies to keep college grads off the unemployment rolls - photo copyright 2012 Rick Sherrell

4 strategies to keep college grads off the unemployment rolls

The job market for recent college graduates is definitely challenging: though new jobless claims have once again declined, NECN.com reports... “New government data shows that one in two new college graduates are either jobless or under-employed - a rude welcoming to the work world for the class of … [Read This...]

How to Learn a Foreign Language Outside of the Classroom

Learning a new language is exciting and challenging, but it also opens up new opportunities on a global level. So why not speed up the learning process by trying a few methods to learn outside those few hours in class? Here are eight ways to advance your foreign language skills: 1. Create a … [Read This...]

Dayna Steele - College Motivational Speaker - Big Ideas in Education

Why Yes, I Am a Rock Star: CONFIDENCE

Don't worry about what other people think Look and act confident, the actual confidence will follow Never give up, keep trying Failure is not the end of something, merely a lesson Confidence does not equal rudeness You believe and your audience will believe More points taken from my … [Read This...]

The Pros and Cons of a Life in Fraternity

The moment I say “frat”, horrifying images come to mind. Unfortunately, the media has done well to portray a very negative image of fraternity/sorority life (in some cases rightfully so, in others, maybe not). Let’s just be straightforward now. Frat life, despite what you may think, is not all about … [Read This...]

Method Test Prep - Raising the Score!