self-exploration Archive

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 out the stories of several Wake Forest people in

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 fitness to land a part-time gig at an experiential fitness retailer. […]

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 world. She discusses how to embrace feedback as a valuable tool to enhance professional […]

The Value of Intentional Reflective Practices

By Allison McWilliams (’95), Ph.D., Assistant VP, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University “Life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans.” This often-used saying, credited to John Lennon, sums up the conundrum faced by many young adults […]

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