By Maggie Kuhn (’21), Assistant Director, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development at Wake Forest University The society we live in is increasingly engineered for productivity. Self checkout lanes, drive-through restaurants, online shopping – all efficiencies meant to keep up the pace, to save […]
Research shows the habit of reflection can separate extraordinary professionals from mediocre ones. But how do you sort which experiences are most significant for your development? To answer this question, the authors of this Harvard Business Review article asked 442 executives to reflect on which experiences most advanced […]
Anthony Burrill has been exhibiting his work in galleries across the world for over 15 years, finding inspiration in the most unlikely of places. In his book, Make it Now! Burrill discusses different ways to reframe your day-to-day life and unleash your creativity. Check out […]
“Do you find yourself craving a little creativity in your life? Turns out, tapping in to that creative energy can actually improve your overall health. It might sound too good to be true, but simply engaging in creative behaviors (even just coloring in those trendy […]
Explore all things relationship-building by Brene Brown, American professor, author, and podcast host. Dive into podcasts and articles about a variety of topics like boundary-setting and leaning into vulnerability to enhance human connection.
By Allison McWilliams (’95), Ph.D., Assistant VP, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University In January 2021 we celebrate National Mentoring Month, as we do each year, to recognize and honor those fabulous mentors and mentees across our community who […]
Did you know (were you aware) that there are two types of self-awareness? A recent large-scale scientific study discovered that there are, in fact, two broad categories: internal self-awareness represents how clearly we see our own values, passions, aspirations, fit with our environment, reactions, and […]
Self-awareness is often billed as fundamental to our professional development. But what does that mean? How do you know when you are self-aware? To learn more, check out this interesting article written by Dr. Tasha Eurich for HBR that offers actionable steps to understand […]
Executive coach and author Joel Garfinkle shares the 5 Qualities of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders as well as tips for how you can start to incorporate these strategies into your style, in SmartBrief.