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Permission to Screw Up

“Having a young leader like Kristen Hadeed in the world gives me hope for the future. In a world in which numbers often seem more important than people, Kristen remains steadfast in her belief that her people are always her priority.” —Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last   Kristen Hadeed […]

Top 5 reasons you should attend College Speakers Academy 2017

          College Speakers Academy (CSA) will be in San Juan, Puerto Rico for 2017. Participating in this two-day seminar is an awesome way for new and seasoned speakers alike to learn the ins and outs of building a successful career speaking to college students. If you’re on the fence about attending, […]

The $40,000 Mistake

I’ve been running my own business for eight years. On paper, that sounds great: I must be doing something right to have kept things going this long. And that may be true. But to get it right, I first had to get it wrong—a lot. I talk about my own failures often in my talks: How […]

Etiquette Essentials

Looking for a job, a date, or just some new friends? There are a few things you can do to be sure you’re putting your best foot forward. Let’s face it: life is one long series of interviews and is ripe with challenges and disappointments, so you may not always land the opportunities you seek. […]

Five reasons you should attend CSA

The College Speakers Academy is an awesome way for new and seasoned speakers alike to gain the knowledge needed to build a successful career speaking to college students across the country. If you’re on the fence about attending, consider our Top Five Reasons to attend CSA this December 1-2 in Fort Worth, TX. 1. Learn […]

Do what you love vs. Love what you do

I recently was on a flight from Chicago to Charleston and met a new friend on the plane. For those of you who don’t know, whenever I fly I attempt to strike up a plane-ride-long conversation with my seat partner. I document their stories on my airplane friends blog. My new airplane friend’s name was […]

Shaking hands and kissing babies: Defining YOUR social network

by James Robilotta Going fishing for jobs, internships, and/or grad schools? I heard a net works! BOOM! YOU’RE WELCOME! Get it? Net-works? Like a net would work for… is this thing on? Where’s everyone going? Please don’t leave! Seriously though, we are told time and time again that we are now living in a world […]