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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 […]