"self-exploration" Archive

Think About 2021 Goal-Setting Differently

If we learned anything in 2020, it’s to expect life to veer off in a different direction at any moment. As you contemplate career and life goals for 2021, this article by Joan Michelson in Forbes ...

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Stop Expecting Meaning from Work

In this article on Psychology Today, Allison McWilliams (’95), WFU Assistant Vice President for Mentoring and Alumni Personal and Career Development, offers some hard truths about expectations of ...

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Take 5 with…: Wisdom + Advice from Wake Forest People

One of the best ways to get wisdom and advice on the choices you’re making and the situations you’re experiencing is through the stories of others who have been in your shoes. This month, check ...

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Finding Your Passions Outside of Work

In this video, alumna Clare Rizer (’13) shares 3 tips for finding your passions outside of a regular 9 to 5 job. While working full-time in public relations, she also parlayed her interests in ...

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TEDx Talk: How to Use Others' Feedback to Learn and Grow

In this TEDx Talk, Sheila Heen shares her insights on the importance of receiving feedback to fuel professional and company growth based on years of consulting work with organizations around the ...

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