March 27, 2017

"Find Your Inner Rock Star!" with Dayna Steele

About Dayna Steele

Dayna Steele is the creator of and the author of the 101 Ways to Rock Your World book series. She went to college when she was 16 and had a really good time. In speaking to college students, Dayna shares the everyday principles of success she learned from years of mingling with successful Rock Stars as one of the nation's top Rock Radio DJ's. She helps her audiences Rock to the Top in college, in their careers, as entrepreneurs and in life. Dayna speaks about SUCCESS to college students, business people and entrepreneurs across the globe and is available to speak at your next campus event.

Now that school is back in session, are you?

Four weeks with your friends and family were fun but now it is time to get back to the work at hand – securing your future so that one day (in the very near future), you can live the life you want to live. Here are five things you can do right NOW to help secure your desired future: Request a meeting with each of your instructors NOW, even those for basic subjects that have nothing to do with what you want to do for a living. Ask about their success – where they went to school, what they … [Read more...]

Can You Identify a Campus Rock Star?

We rock. You rock. They rock. I am a rock star. He is a student rock star. She is a professor rock star. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Blah, blah, blah. I spent years around real rock stars and I can tell you they are few and far between. What sets a rock star apart from everyone else is not talent. There are a lot of talented people in every industry, from the music industry to campuses everywhere to the real world. The true rock stars in any industry; the ones truly at the top of their game however, … [Read more...]

I Love Rock and Roll: PASSION

PASSION... Plus hard work equals success. PASSION... Is contagious to others. PASSION... Overcomes barriers and obstacles. PASSION... Gives you the energy to keep going. PASSION... Blocks out the words "no" and "you can't." PASSION... Leads you down the right path. These points are excerpted from my book, "Rock to the Top: What I Learned About Success from the World's Greatest Rock Stars." Listen to the chapter on PASSION from the audio version of the book below. You can also TWEET … [Read more...]

First Impressions: What Your Email Says About You

What does your email address and signature say about you? In short, everything. Often, your email is the first impression anyone will have of you, from the actual email name and address to the signature in the body of the email. Your email carries a lot of weight when someone is deciding what his or her first impression is of you. Start with your email name. It is probably best to use your full name or first initial and last name. Using just your first name may be a little too informal for … [Read more...]

The Importance of Naming Your Cow

In the September 2010 issue of Southwest Airlines Spirit magazine, there is a great tidbit of information about cows. I know because I read it about six times that month. Seems that cows with names produce 68 more gallons of milk every 10 months than cows without names. Farmers who referred to their cows by name saw a spike in production. That made me think of Martha, who is not a cow by the way. I walk into the same post office in the same small town at the same time and say hello to the … [Read more...]

You have to prove you deserve the job

TOUGH LOVE - AND TIPS - FOR GETTING HIRED NOW. The world is flooded with college graduates eager to start that shiny new job. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are looking for a job. 1. The world does not owe you a job. If you still have not found a job, stop complaining out loud. Show me the positive side of your personality. 2. A future employer does not care if you have $100,000 in student loans. That is your problem, not mine. Show me your good financial sense. 3. Do … [Read more...]

We Can’t All Be Keith Richards: HEALTH

HEALTH Eat right. Keep family and friends close. Exercise regularly. Take care of yourself first. Avoid the things you know are bad for you. Play and have fun. Start taking care of your health now with this success advice from my book, "Rock to the Top: What I Learned About Success from the World's Greatest Rock Stars." Listen to the chapter on HEALTH from the audio version of the book below. TWEET  it to your friends and download the MP3 to listen to later. You can listen to … [Read more...]

10 Ways not to blow your first job… and Rock to the Top!

The hard work only begins once you've got your diploma. Here are 10 things to do every day to guarantee your success once your foot's in the door. As college graduates don their robes and mortar boards and finally make that walk across the stage to receive a diploma, those of you who have a position lined up are the lucky ones. Good for you. Now, the work really begins. Here's a list to get you started: Do quality work. Crap will catch up with you quickly. Solve your own … [Read more...]

Welcome to College – Six Secrets to School Success

1. Familiarize yourself with all locations you will need to know in your upcoming college life – where you live, where your classes are, how to get back and forth between locations, where to eat, how to find the library, a location for student services – everything that applies to you. Walk/ride all of this now before you actually have to do it. Get lost now when it doesn’t matter so that you don’t do it later when it does matter. 2. Make an appointment early in the semester with each and … [Read more...]

I Like You But I Don’t Like Like You

I had a meeting with a 23 year old woman the other day. She was smart, funny, and attractive. I’ll never hire her for anything. Why? In the course of a 45-minute meeting, she used the word ‘like’ 157 times. Incorrectly. You are like in college like now and if you ever like plan to find a like job or something, you had better like learn not to like use the word like like when you are in like a meeting or like talking to a professor or like interviewing for a job. To use the word … [Read more...]

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