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Welcome Students! Start Smart Presentation – Time Management & Note-Taking

Check Out My Presentation from Mohawk’s Start Smart Workshop Series! Smart Start January 2015 – Time Management and Note-Taking

Emotional Intelligence: Procrastination – Why You Do it…

“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today” – Abraham Lincoln Starting today, I will be blogging about Procrastination. On Mondays I will link it to fostering your Emotional Intelligence and Wednesdays will be dedicated to building skills to deal with…

Emotional Intelligence Building – Self Actualization “Goal Setting”

Emotional Intelligence Theme: Self Actualization – definition  By losing your goal, You have lost your way. Friedrich Nietzsche Goal setting is such an overlooked, and underestimated, life task. It is so important to take time an ask yourself “Why am I doing this?” and…

Weekly Study Tip: Work First Play Later!

One of the most important things I learned in school was to get my homework done first and then go out with friends. This was very hard to learn, but was so worthwhile! Wanting to do homework was definitely not natural for me; I…

Weekly Study Tip – Organization

Organizing Your Questions & Thoughts So, you are now 2 weeks into your semester and it can start to feel like so much information and expectations are coming at you too quickly. What I found useful in getting organized, was to carry a small…

Independence – Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Building Independence @ College “The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment, it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone” Orison Swett Marden Often you area faced with…

Success Coaching @ Mohawk College – Weekly Study Skill Tip #5

Study Environment – “Creating the Most Productive Environment” Next Steps… Identify a ‘study space’ where the bulk of your time spent in the same space is used solely for study purposes; even if this just a small corner of your apartment, or a specific…

Success Coaching @ Mohawk College – Success Tip #44

Twitter Quote:  “To establish true self-esteem we must concentrate on our successes and forget about the failures and the negatives in our lives.” Denis Waitley  “…Concentrate on our successes…” It sounds easier than in really is, but it just takes a bit of practice…

Your success path will be hard work, and often outside your comfort zone, but it is worthwhile.

Success Coaching @ Mohawk College – Success Tip #43

Twitter Quote: “Instead of thinking about what you’re missing, try thinking about what you have, that everyone else is missing.” Unknown Often when you are starting something new, like college, you may feel very nervous and insecure about your ability to succeed. When most people feel…

Instead of thinking about what you’re missing, try thinking about what you have, that everyone else is missing. Unknown Author